Residential Water/Wells

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Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies (ORACWA)

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The Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies (ACWA) is a private, not-for-profit organization that serves Oregon wastewater treatment and stormwater management agencies.
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National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA)

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The National Association of Flood & Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA) is an organization of public agencies whose function is the protection of lives, property and economic activity from the adverse impacts of storm and flood waters.
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National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)

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The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is the nation’s recognized leader in legislative, regulatory and legal clean water advocacy - helping ensure a strong, sustainable clean water future.
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Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF)

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The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is the leading research organization advancing the science of all water to meet the evolving needs of its subscribers and the water sector. WRF is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization which funds, manages, and publishes research on the technology, operation, and management of drinking water, wastewater, reuse, and stormwater collection, treatment and supply systems—all in pursuit of ensuring water quality and improving water services to the public.
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Experts' Corner for Green Infrastructure

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In this section we provide detailed information for engineers, public works professionals, landscape architects and others tasked with designing, building and maintaining green infrastructure best management practice facilities.
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New and Retained Trees

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Trees are a landscape amenity with flow control benefits that can be applied in most settings.
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Post - Construction Soil Quality and Depth

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Post-construction quality and depth provides improved onsite management of stormwater flow and
water quality. It involves amending the disturbed soils with compost in the post development
landscape to help reestablish a healthy soil ecosystem. This BMP is required for all sites.
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Sheetflow Dispersion

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Sheetflown dispersion BMPs can be used for any impervious or pervious surface that is graded so as to avoid concentrating flows.
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Rainwater Harvesting

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Rainwater harvesting is the capture and storage of rainwater for beneficial use. Roof runoff may
be routed to cisterns for storage and nonpotable uses such as irrigation, toilet flushing and cold
water laundry.
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Permeable Pavement Facilities and Surfaces

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This checklist is intended to highlight items critical to the performance of permeable pavement facilities and surfaces that need to be addressed in the design plans and verified
by a City of Seattle (COS) Seattle Public Utilities (SPU)plan reviewer or a designated representative.