Browse Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering by Subject "green infrastructure"
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How a dual drainage approach changes the examination of flood management infrastructure: a case study of the Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, IL (2021-04-28)Systemic flooding has been one of the most pressing infrastructure problems facing low-lying communities in the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chatham neighborhood, located on the city’s south side, represents a unique ...
Implications of transitioning to green infrastructure: a quantitative sustainability assessment of stormwater management (2015-04-28)The implementation of green infrastructure as a means to reduce stormwater through infiltration, evapotranspiration, and reuse is occurring in municipalities to reduce wastewater treatment loads (in the case of combined ...
Navigating environmental, economic, and hydrologic tradeoffs in the design of green infrastructure for stormwater management in urban settings (2018-07-20)With growing urbanization and an increase in impermeable land uses, our stormwater infrastructure are becoming increasingly strained. The impending impacts of climate change will only worsen the situation, causing more ...