First use the icons on the left to view sketches of a number of LID techniques
dispersed throughout general land use settings. Get a feel for what techniques
might be appropriate for your site. Areas representing LID techniques are
colored in the black and white sketches.Hold the cursor over any LID
area to identify the specific LID technique and the land use in which it is
Then return to this page and use the pull down menus on the right to access
detailed design information for the specific technique and land use setting of
LID can be used in a number of different settings. Follow the links to view
general schematics for LID's implementation in urban and residential areas, as
well as in transportation projects.
Keep in mind though that these are just some illustrative suggestions. The
number of ways in which the landscape and existing infrastructure can be used
in LID is limited only by the imagination of the designer! Click
one of the pictures below to view more information.
Now that you've seen how LID can fit into your general land use
read about specific design concerns and caveats
download detailed specifications
determine a construction schedule
understand the maintenance and cost requirements
learn about how you will be helping to maintain your site's
Use the drop-down menus below to specify the land use and LID
technique in which you are interested.