Tracking Impervious Surface Area In A Mixed-Use Development

Stormwater Magazine offers a monitoring system that makes the best use of buildable land.

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February 21, 2003, 12:00 PM PST

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"Because of the location of the Meadowmont development within the protected water supply/watershed area of Jordan Lake and the overall sensitivity to the environment in Chapel Hill, there were several challenges in developing the master stormwater management plan. These challenges ultimately allowed the McAdams Company to provide solutions by creating a unique monitoring system for tracking impervious surfaces and by creating a stormwater plan that allowed parcel owners to sell spare impervious-surface allocations without affecting the overall performance of the plan or violating any of the governing regulations."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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