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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2 - LEED 2.0

Stormwater management - treatment

SSc6.2 | Possible 1 point


Limit disruption of natural water flows by minimizing stormwater runoff, increasing on-site infiltration and reducing contaminants.


Implement a stormwater management plan that results in: Treatment systems designed to remove 80% of the average annual post development total suspended solids (TSS), and 40% of the average annual post development total phosphorous (TP), by implementing Best Management Practices (BMPs) outlined in EPA’s Guidance Specifying Management Measures for Sources of Non-point Pollution in Coastal Waters (EPA 840-B-92-002 1/93).

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