Stormwater disconnection practice routing roof runoff to a perennial garden.
This page provides links to pages that address green infrastructure. We've particularly tried to identify pages that provide additional links to case studies, research work, and more.
General overview information
Websites with extensive information on green infrastructure
- What is Green Infrastructure? - EPA: EPA's GI website containing information on performance, climate resiliency, research, benefits, cost-benefit resources, policy guides, integrating GI into federal regulatory programs, and a link to EPA's Green Infrastructure Webcast Series
- Green Infrastructure - Using natural systems to meet environmental challenges in urban, rural and coastal settings: State of Delaware website with links to information on site and landscape GI practices and links to resources
- Green Infrastructure - City of Portland Oregon: City of Portland website. Contains numerous case studies and a summary of numerous GI programs and efforts in the Portland area.
- BlueGreenCities: "A Research Consortium in England developed new strategies for managing urban flood risk as part of wider, integrated urban planning intended to achieve environmental enhancement and urban renewal in which multiple benefits of Blue-Green Cities are rigorously evaluated and understood."
- Professional Practice - Green Infrastructure - American Society of Landscape Architects: This website contains links to hundreds of articles, research studies, and organizations working with GI
- Municipal Outreach for Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development. Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Contains links to a wide range of information, including projects, brochures, and case studies.
Green infrastructure manuals and guides
- Green Infrastructure Primer: State of Delaware, 2016 (52 pages)
- Blue Green Solutions. A Systems Approach to Sustainable, Resilient and Cost-Efficient Urban Development: Bozovic, Ranko; Maksimovic, Čedo; Mijic, Ana; Smith, K.M.; Suter, Ivo; Van Reeuwijk, Maarten; 2017. "This guide presents an innovative framework to systematically unlock the multiple benefits of city natural infrastructure; thus producing resilient, sustainable and cost-effective solutions. The framework is applicable at a building, neighbourhood and city-scale and is suitable both for new and retrofit developments."
- Low Impact Development Stormwater Management Planning and Design Guide. Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program, Toronto and Region Conservation. "The guide was developed to provide engineers, ecologists and planners with up-to-date information and direction on landscape-based stormwater management planning and low impact development stormwater management practices".
Papers on green infrastructure and sustainable stormwater management
- The Value of Green Infrastructure: A Guide to Recognizing Its Economic, Environmental and Social Benefits - Produced by the Center for Neighborhood Technology. 2010. "This guide distills key considerations involved in assessing the economic merits of green infrastructure practices. It examines the steps necessary to calculate a variety of performance benefits gained by implementing GI strategies and then, where possible, demonstrates simplified illustrative examples that estimate the magnitude and value of these benefits."
Videos and webcasts