Dry swales, often known as “running bioretention”, are a great way to reduce runoff and maximize pollutant removal within the existing stormwater conveyance system. They can usually be applied in any open channel or road right of way (if it lacks curb and gutters).
To find design specifications, inspection and maintenance guidance and other cool resources, check out the links below:
Inspection and Maintenance:
Guidance for inspection and maintenance of bioswales is included in Bioretention Illustrated: