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

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

Tax dollars work for water: Legacy Amendment funds will help protect St. Croix River  St. Croix 360

Sierra Madre's Kersting Court Construction Begins Feb. 4  coloradoboulevard.net

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

Houston's newest heroes are native ‘super trees’ with special eco-powers  Houston Chronicle

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

Eight New Solar Energy Sites Begin Operating In Genesee And Saginaw Counties  CBS Detroit

Congress OKs loans for beach towns struggling with high water  MLive.com

City recognizes outgoing councilors and planning board member  The County

Massachusetts Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems Permit Finalized  JD Supra

Commentary: Riparian plants and their humble little job  Sonoma West

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

STINGRAY PLANNED FOR NAVAL BASE | Public comment ends Nov. 30  Ventura County Reporter

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

Landscape architecture firm AHBL plans to grow  Spokane Journal of Business

Younos: Stream daylighting: The 21st century green water infrastructure  Roanoke Times

Lincoln Military Housing Honored with 2020 NAA Excellence Award  PR Web

4-lot subdivision proposed in West Newbury | Local News | newburyportnews.com  The Daily News of Newburyport

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

Mapping data highlights how Albuquerque and Bernalillo County investments in transit and access to open spaces could help in Covid-19 recovery  MassTransitMag.com

NAVFAC Pacific Announces Engineers of the Year  DVIDS

Manchaug Pond fall cleanup Saturday, Oct. 24  Millbury-Sutton Chronicle

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

Storm Surge announces speaker series | Local News | newburyportnews.com  The Daily News of Newburyport

Infiltration System Achieves Low Impact Development at Washington Shelter  Storm Water Solutions

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

City Of WPB To Upgrade Stormwater Drainage System  Patch.com

NRMCA to host Global Concrete Summit virtually in November  Aggregate Research

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

DeLand commission delays vote on 600-home development by Lake Winnemissett  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Reviewing Water Reuse | 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

WEF selects San Antonio River Authority, LAN and RESPEC as recipients o 2020 Project Excellence Award  WaterWorld

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

New StormVault Biofiltration System With Sierra Blend Media Approved By NJCAT/NJDEP For Stormwater Treatment  PR Web

Extension leader Todd Murray to direct WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center | WSU Insider | Washington State University  WSU News

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

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

Coronavirus hasn’t stopped critical services of bureaus within LA’s Public Works  LA Daily News

Inner Workings: Understanding the evolution of cell types to explain the roots of animal diversity  pnas.org

BCD Online Open House Needs Your Input  The Source Weekly

Guest View: New problems require new solutions in Great Bay  Seacoastonline.com

Puget Sound Storm Water Pollution Project Underway  Storm Water Solutions

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

Housing Policy Is… Salmon Policy?  Sightline Institute

Hundreds turn out to discuss solar energy system project slated for southern Adams County  ABC27

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

$215 million proposed for clean water projects across the state; Chance to weigh in on what will be funded  SanJuanIslander.com

Leasing begins for long-awaited Portside Ventura Harbor  VC Star

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

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

Los Alamos Reporter Visits With LANL Air And Water Quality Monitoring Staff  Los Alamos Reporter

Peel Region taking action against severe weather - constructconnect.com  Daily Commercial News

'This community's whole life has been changed': South Kitsap development underway  Kitsap Sun

Russian River environment: Low impact development and water quality  Ukiah Daily Journal

Clallam County files appeal of state decision concerning Phase II stormwater permit  Peninsula Daily News

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

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

Clean Water Crusaders | SWS  Storm Water Solutions

Port of Olympia Reveals Real Estate Development Master Plan  ThurstonTalk

City Council Monday set to adopt Comp Plan docket; hold hearing on low-impact development code update  MLT News

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

City Council approves low impact development ordinance, southwest Edmonds subdivision  My Edmonds News

County settles lawsuit over water-quality issues | HeraldNet.com  The Daily Herald

Nature in Neighborhoods capital grants: neighborhood livability  Metro newsfeed

Guide to nature-friendly development | Metro  Metro newsfeed

Innovative stormwater project nurtures the American River  Sacramento State University

How Future Superstorms Could Overwhelm Today's Wastewater Infrastructure  OPB News

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

Conflicted City Council OKs six of nine low impact development ordinances  MLT News

Changes in landscapes and buildings could help fight flooding  San Antonio Express-News

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

News | Sacramento State  Sacramento State University

Puget Sound recovery hinges on blocking polluted runoff  The Seattle Times

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

Drought: 4 things Southern California is doing to capture stormwater, and 1 we're not  89.3 KPCC

Put a LID on Stormwater  The Daily Score

Low Impact Development Ordered for Puget Sound Cities, Large and Small  Environment News Service

Conferences Highlight Low Impact Development  Environment News Service

Sustainable building in King County, Washington  King County

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