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Plant Selection for Filter Strip Optimization

Plant Selection for Filter Strip Optimization

The Blue Flag Iris performed the best of all of the plant species at removing selected pesticides in addition to being a very aesthetically pleasing plant.

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Design Specification No 12: Filtering Practices

Design Specification No 12: Filtering Practices

Stormwater filters depend mainly on physical treatment mechanisms to remove pollutants from stormwater runoff, including gravitational settling in the sedimentation chamber, straining at the top of the filter bed, and filtration and adsorption onto the filter media.

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Design Specification No 2: Sheet Flow to a Vegetated Filter Space or Conserved Open Space

Design Specification No 2: Sheet Flow to a Vegetated Filter Space or Conserved Open Space

Filter strips are vegetated areas that treat sheet flow delivered from adjacent impervious and managed turf areas by slowing runoff velocities and allowing sediment and attached pollutants to settle and/or be filtered by the vegetation.

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Stormwater Design in the Coastal Plain

Stormwater Design in the Coastal Plain

Design considerations and issues in state stormwater guidance for stormwater in coastal plains webcast.

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