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Types of Green Infrastructure

“Green infrastructure is a cost-effective, resilient approach to managing wet weather impacts that provides many community benefits.”

  • downspout disconnection
  • rainwater harvesting
  • rain gardens
  • planter boxes
  • bioswales
  • permeable pavements
  • green streets and alleys
  • green parking
  • green roofs
  • urban tree canopy
  • land conservation

Image: Berwyn, ILTree City USA