Low Impact Development

July 29, 2019

Hosts: Carmen Agouridis, Ph.D., P.E., M.P.P., Extension Associate Professor, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department, University of Kentucky and Amanda Gumbert, Ph.D., Extension Specialist for Water Quality, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Guest: Chris Dent, Dent Civil Engineering, LLC (formerly Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government)

Episode 18: Low Impact Development

In this episode, Carmen joins Chris Dent at the Ronald McDonald House to discuss low impact development and green infrastructure and how these practices can ameliorate some of the impacts of stormwater. Learn how development impacts soils and hence infiltration rates, types of permeable pavements, and the importance of maintenance in extending the life of these green infrastructure practices.

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