National Resources

US Environmental Protection Agency – Green Infrastructure
The EPA ‘s Green Infrastructure pages contain detailed information on all aspects of green infrastructure design, including Low Impact Development.

The Low Impact Development Center
The Low Impact Development Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of LID.  Their website has links to a variety of publications including guidance documents, design manuals,  literature reviews, and case studies.

The Center for Watershed Protection’s Stormwater Manager’s Resource Center
The Center for Watershed Protection is a non-profit organization that works to protect and restore waters and wetlands. They operate a Stormwater Manager’s Resource Center, which contains educational and reference materials on all aspects of stormwater management.

Green Highways Partnership
The Green Highways Partnership (GHP) is a public/private network that focuses on effective, green transportation partnering, innovation and collaboration.  The site contains links to highway-related publications and case studies, with an emphasis on LID and stormwater management.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
The ASCE’s sustainability page contains links to references related to a variety of topics related to sustainable infrastructure, including information on the new Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system. ASCE has begun offering an online training course entitled, “Fundamentals of Sustainable Engineering”.

National Association of Home Builders – National Green Building Program
NAHB offers information on the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard™ for residential buildings, educational certification programs, and other green building resources.

American Planning Association
APA offers publications and information on all aspects of urban planning, with some information specific to Low Impact Development.

American Public Works Association – Center for Sustainability
APWA’s Center for Sustainability offers publications and information on LID and other topics related to sustainable infrastructure.

Local Resources

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