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Bibliographic details for Check damsStructures constructed of a non-erosive material, such as suitably sized aggregate, wood, gabions, riprap, or concrete; used to slow runoff water. Can be employed in practices such as bioswales and enhanced grass swales.

  • Page name: Check damsLID SWMStormwater Management Planning and Design Guide
  • Author: LIDLow Impact Development. A stormwater management strategy that seeks to mitigate the impacts of increased urban runoff and stormwater pollution by managing it as close to its source as possible. It comprises a set of site design approaches and small scale stormwater management practices that promote the use of natural systems for infiltration and evapotranspiration, and rainwater harvesting. SWMStormwater Management Planning and Design Guide contributors
  • Publisher: Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program
  • Date of last revision: 26 September 2018 18:37 UTC
  • Date retrieved: 17 August 2019 17:14 UTC
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