Welcome to the West Coast LID Portal

The West Coast LID Portal is the home of the West Coast LID Partnership. It is intended to serve as a clearinghouse for our community, providing information on funding sources, incentive programs, training opportunities, and technical resources. This site will become a virtual gathering place, with blogs, community discussion boards, and details on upcoming events.

Latest Articles

Oregon’s Eco-Logical Business Program offers certification to environmentally friendly businesses. After a certification visit, participating shops receive a shop display package, press coverage...

Effects of Urban Development on Stream Ecosystems in Nine Metropolitan Study Areas Across the United States Urban development is an important agent of environmental change in the United States. The u...

The shallow depressions are surrounded by dirt berms and planted with climate-appropriate flowering plants. More than 185 of the gardens have been installed in northeast San Fernando Valley yards. Rea...

Caltrans is currently in the process of renewing its statewide NPDES permit. The new permit language emphasizes use of LID to reduce runoff volumes. BMPs that infiltrate, capture and use, or evapotran...

Saturday October 13, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. @ the Cal State Fullerton Garden Grove Center “This one-day class will provide an overview of the history and development of stormwate...

LID in the News

Pioneer Way Mixed Use Development In Gig Harbor  Patch.com

California - Weather adds stress to America's crumbling infrastructure  Lake County News

For some, Seaside State Park not yet a lost battle  theday.com

Pledging to put Edmonds residents first, Distelhorst kicks off campaign to retain city council seat  My Edmonds News

Guest Commentary: Let's Take Care of Davis – Please Vote Yes for the Stormwater Fee  The People’s Vanguard of Davis

Letters and feedback: May 20, 2021  Florida Today

Baldwin Park selects veteran LA environmental manager as new CEO  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Green roofs can lower your energy bill  Pacific Daily News

VSA's dynamic web of steel, glass, and vegetation blooms in West LA  The Architect's Newspaper

Manchaug Pond cleanup is April 24  Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

Letter: UDO 101: Myths laid bare  HollandSentinel.com

Storm Water Solutions 2021 Young Pros | SWS  Storm Water Solutions

Green Transformation: The Bradley Plaza Green Alley Project  Storm Water Solutions

New trailhead adds more parking to Salado Creek Greenway  mySanAntonio.com

Manatee deaths are 'just the beginning of the end' of lagoon as we know it | Opinion  Florida Today

Echo Park Skate Park proves to be popular but twice as pricey as expected  The Eastsider LA

FAU's Jeffrey Huber Elevated to College of Fellows Within the American Institute of Architects - Boca Raton's Most Reliable News Source | Boca Raton's Most Reliable News Source  The Boca Raton Tribune

New Plan Recommends Nature-Based Solutions to Manage Stormwater Flooding in North Carolina  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Bridge repair may provide needed care for Ash Creek  Polkio.com

Identify Locally-Viable Smart Growth Policies  City of Little Rock

Engagement Key to Stump Sound Plan  Coastal Review Online

Diversifying water supplies includes aquifer recharge  California Farm Bureau

GRBJ: Grand Haven ordinance encourages new housing developments  WZZM13.com

Smart gardeners can plan for wet weather with a river-friendly planned garden  Stockton Record

Residents weigh in on draft tree code; council agrees to more discussion next week  My Edmonds News

PZC members to check out Winchester ECAD site in person  Torrington Register Citizen

City council discusses Mill Site, Winter Shelter  Fort Bragg Advocate-News

Pine Gate Renewables completes 8 solar projects across Michigan  Solar Power World

Edmonds Planning Board won't send revised tree code to council quite yet  My Edmonds News

RRWA Environmental: Riparian Plants and their humble little job  The Willits News

Edmonds council: Home developers, put down those chainsaws! | HeraldNet.com  The Daily Herald

Pensacola’s first roundabout opens to traffic on Langley Ave.  WKRG News 5

We know how to manage stormwater runoff into the Indian River Lagoon. Let's implement it | Opinion  Florida Today

Exclusive: Place Development building Arbolada apartment community - San Antonio Business Journal  San Antonio Business Journal

Lincoln Military Housing Honored with 2020 NAA Excellence Award  PR Web

These San Diego projects got top prizes for design. What do you think?  The San Diego Union-Tribune

NAVFAC Pacific Announces Engineers of the Year  DVIDS

Jensen Precast StormVault clears high infiltration performance bar – Concrete Products  Concrete Produts

Soil and Water Conservation District candidates discuss Volusia issues  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Best Project Government/Public Building and Project of the Year Finalist: Foreign Affairs Security Training Center  Engineering News-Record

Gonzales Electric Authority Enters Into Agreement With Concentric Power For 35 Megawatt Community-Scale Microgrid  PRNewswire

2020 elections: Meet the candidates running for Titusville City Council Seat 2  Florida Today

UC regents delay decision on UCSD development project and raise financial concerns  La Jolla Light

One-on-One with BRIDGE on Affordable Housing in Portland  Multi-Housing News

Rain, rain go away — or save it for another day  Daytona Beach News-Journal

The Potential Impact of COVID-19 | SWS  Storm Water Solutions

Overlay district proposed for Glen Lake watershed | Local News  Traverse City Record Eagle

Guest opinion: A community approach to improving water quality  News-Press

Study identifies Kansas as promising state for wind energy development with little impact on wildlife  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Landscape Design & Construction - Utilities | seattle.gov  SPD Blotter

High Point Natural Drainage System (NDS) Project - Utilities | seattle.gov  SPD Blotter

Customer Examples - Utilities | seattle.gov  SPD Blotter

Training & Certification for Landscape Professionals - Utilities | seattle.gov  SPD Blotter

Questions and Answers - Utilities | seattle.gov  SPD Blotter

Previous Post: « North Topsail Beach to Hold Special Meeting  Coastal Review Online

Low-Impact Development Virtual Workshop Set  Coastal Review Online

Planning Board member supports Faulkner's bid for seat  Cape Cod Times

Can Land Development Be Sustainable? - Emagazine.com - E  E/The Environmental Magazine

Fertilizer ordinances across Southwest Florida hope to curb nutrient pollution, stop algae blooms  News-Press

COVID-19 highlights why the conservation movement must support park equity  The Wilderness Society

Changing the Nature of Storm Water Management...  Canadian Architect

Every drop counts in these times of COVID-19  Down To Earth Magazine

BCD Online Open House Needs Your Input  The Source Weekly

Sustainable building in King County, Washington  King County

New project to tackle Puget Sound's growing polluted stormwater  KOMO News

Housing Policy Is… Salmon Policy?  Sightline Institute

State to provide $4M for six Clark County water projects  The Columbian

Leasing begins for long-awaited Portside Ventura Harbor  VC Star

Pirate’s Wharf to transform into park with trails, more  WTOP

Low Impact Development, High Impact Environmentalism  The People’s Vanguard of Davis

Chelan County opens Moderate Risk Waste Facility Opened to the public December 6  Leavenworth Echo

Top Projects 2019 | SWS  Storm Water Solutions

Puget Sound was supposed to be healthy by now. It's not  KUOW News and Information

Oregon Avenue NW reconstruction project will get fully underway in 2020  Curbed DC

SWS Announces 2019 Top Project Winners | SWS  Storm Water Solutions

Albion Riverside Park: Lanscape /Urban Development | 2019-10-01  Engineering News-Record

Puget Sound Orcas are Dying — Latest Sign of Nature's Decline  Earthjustice

Low-Impact Fast Food  Storm Water Solutions

Mid-summer gardening ideas incorporate low-impact technique  Tallahassee.com

How Flood Insurance and Endangered Species Are Connected  JD Supra

The DC Peace Corps memorial goes back to the drawing board  Greater Greater Washington

Solar project on 28 acres of farmland on table in Easthampton  GazetteNET

Massive Roadway Project Will Close W Pioneer Beginning July 8  Puyallup, WA Patch

Cap-and-Trade Grants for Affordable Housing: Recommendations Released  Streetsblog California

PerkFilter™ Offers Hallmark Solution for Hall Creek Enhancement Project  WaterWorld

NEW SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS STADIUM SCORES BIG WITH BIOMOD® STORMWATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  WaterWorld

Stormwater Management Guide  WaterWorld

Port of Olympia Reveals Real Estate Development Master Plan  ThurstonTalk

Preservation measure in motion for historic Washington-Willow neighborhood in Fayetteville  Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

With a Green Makeover, Philadelphia Is Tackling Its Stormwater Problem  Yale Environment 360

Guide to nature-friendly development | Metro  Metro newsfeed

Innovative stormwater project nurtures the American River  Sacramento State University

Searching for the mysterious 'weir master' of Black Diamond  KUOW News and Information

Depave – The Community-Based Approach to Storm Water Management – FloodList  FloodList

Low Impact Development (LID) SW Management Requirements on Navy Facilities  Pentagram

The best landscape designs don't require hours of watering and maintenance  The Washington Post

Becky Hammer  Natural Resources Defense Council

Group presents strategies to manage urban stormwater runoff as El Nino nears  Water Technology Online

UCI-led group suggests ways to better manage urban stormwater runoff  UCI News

Low-impact development's a swale idea  Houston Chronicle

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