With the shift in thinking towards water as an invaluable resource that needs to be managed, performance measurement and verification are becoming more important, especially as projects claim improved health, environmental protection, reduced investor risk, and improved return on investment. Study three projects, their measurement, and findings.
Learn about performance-based design, measurement challenges, and various tools that can be applied to your own projects.
Understand how of different scales and contexts, from Chicago to Kansas City and South Jordan, Utah have complete storm water management verification, and what opportunities were uncovered.
Review lessons-learned from case studies to help inform designers, and suggest modifications to improve project performance.
Examine techniques to integrate working landscapes, ecological restoration, and watershed thinking into green infrastructure strategies.