Here in Chicago, new laws will require developers of projects over a certain size to take reasonable action to manage stormwater on their sites using green infrastructure. The “Watershed Management Ordinance” is up for city evaluation next month. Might finally hold projects accountable for their footprint. Contact Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) if you’re keen to have a voice in building this and other cities better. Pavement is solid, but dumb. Rain gardens, rain storage and permeable materials make a strong city even stronger.
See also -> dates for community meeting