This is a copy of many of the photographs we've gathered for the site, particularly those illustrating structural BMPs or specific features. If you can't find what you're after, try checking other people's LID photograph databases If you're seeking photographs of plant species, we've mostly linked content directly from the Wikimedia Commons.
Parking lot bioretention with inspection well in foreground, Kortright centre, Vaughan
Parking lot bioretention with decorative stone for erosion control, and inspection well in foreground, Earth rangers, Vaughan
Streetside swale in Seattle
Stormwater lagoon, Wilmhurst Road, Warwick. UK. Photo credit: Robin Stott
Dry polder northwest of Vincencov, Prostějov. Czech Republic. Photo credit: Jiří Komárek
Extended tree pits
Extended tree pit planting in USA
Photo credit: USEPA
Birch trees in parking lot bioretention 'IMAX site' Mississauga, ON
Trees in parking lot bioretention 'IMAX site' Mississauga, ON
Unmown wildflower meadow roadside filter strip/verge in Delft
Grass swale in CVC headquarters parking lot, Mississauga ON
Water distributed into a wide grass swale with a rock level spreader
Flow in this wide swale is being reduced by taller vegetation on some sections (See Manning's n)
Parking lot stormwater detention system, partially installed. Photo credit: Arbitrarily0
Contractors construct an underground soakaway on the runway extension of Taxiway Alpha as shown here Oct. 5, 2012, at RAF Mildenhall, England. Photo credit: Karen Abeyasekere
View of infiltration trench in U.S. Photo credit: Moreau1
Permeable pavers in parking bays, Mississauga ON (note inspection of bioretention occurring in the background)
Inspection wells should be located at the edges or even off the side of permeable pavement areas
Soil cells under construction.
Stormwater planters are ideal for situating alongside buildings to capture rainwater from roof runoff. LSRCA headquarters, 2017.
- Stormwater planter, treating downspout runoff, at Waterview Rec Center, Philidelphia
Photo credit: PWD
- Rain garden, Illick Hall, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY
Photo credit: DASonnenfeld
Also see Jen's Pinterest board of check dams
This curb cut has been sawn into existing concrete as part of a retrofit. Note the temporary (erosion log) and permanent stone erosion control measures in place. Mississauga Road, ON.
Curb cut into a bioretention facility in Brown Deer, WI. Stone is used to reduce erosion around the inlet area. Photo credit: Aaron Volkening
Stone lined inlet at IMAX site in Mississauga
Bioretention on residential street, with covered drain inlet (grate in the gutter) and iron grate covered overflow in the centre of the cell, Hinsdale, IL Photo credit: CNT
- Curb extension on Queen Lane, in Philidelphia
Photo credit: PWD
Rounded 'river rock' and a series of check dams slow water from this inlet.
This forebay has a rock splash pad to slow water down before it reaches a bioswale.
Flat metal overflow with stone surround to reduce erosion around the cast concrete structure. Mississauga Road, ON
- Overflow inlet for newly constructed stormwater bioretention areas in median of Bradley Road. Village of Brown Deer, Wisconsin. Bradley Road, east of 51st Street. Photo from October 2015. Constructed summer 2015.
Photo credit: Aaron Volkening
Trench drain that outlets to a bioswale at the LSRCA Office in Newmarket, ON
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