North Carolina State University’s Dr. Bill Hunt discusses how Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) are the future of stormwater management.
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Webinar Recording: The need for Storm Control Measures (SCM) and Low Impact Development (LID)
North Carolina State University’s Dr. Bill Hunt explores SCM and LID approaches from around the world in th...
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