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Water: Low Impact Development

Low Impact Development (LID) Literature Review and Fact Sheets

EPA and the LID Center conducted a literature review of LID studies to assess the state of knowledge about LID practices. This report contains a brief overview of LID principles and programmatic issues such as use, ownership and cost. The heart of the document is a summary of the information available regarding the pollutant removal effectiveness of the most common LID practices. We have also included four fact sheets that contain descriptions of local projects where LID practices were used.

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