water harvest - Where to build Water retention landscapes? Reading the landscape...  DECENTRALISED NATURAL WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

water harvest - Where to build Water retention landscapes? Reading the landscape... DECENTRALISED NATURAL WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Bikeways and storm water management from Mass DOT's Separated Bike Lane Guide. Click image for link to full guide and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa

Bikeways and storm water management from Mass DOT's Separated Bike Lane Guide. Click image for link to full guide and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa

Urban drain system filters storm water from streets and looks much better than just concrete!

Urban drain system filters storm water from streets and looks much better than just concrete!

Stormwater filtration systems from the Philadelphia Water Department’s "Green City, Clean Waters" program. Click image for link to full profile and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> https://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/

Stormwater filtration systems from the Philadelphia Water Department’s "Green City, Clean Waters" program. Click image for link to full profile and visit the slowottawa.ca boards >> https://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/

Bioswale at the south waterfront, portland.  Provides natural habitat for small wildlife creatures and fostering a opportunity for urbanist to experience nature.

Bioswale at the south waterfront, portland. Provides natural habitat for small wildlife creatures and fostering a opportunity for urbanist to experience nature.

This "low impact" solution for storm water management in parking lots is effective in directing storm water to the plant material but can become very costly with excessive concrete curbs and curb cuts. Photo from Light Imprint Handbook by DPZ Charlotte.

This "low impact" solution for storm water management in parking lots is effective in directing storm water to the plant material but can become very costly with excessive concrete curbs and curb cuts. Photo from Light Imprint Handbook by DPZ Charlotte.

At-a-glance overview of stormwater management from SVR Architects. Click to enlarge, and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Consume Less' board for more sustainable ideas.

At-a-glance overview of stormwater management from SVR Architects. Click to enlarge, and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Consume Less' board for more sustainable ideas.

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