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LEED ND: Built Project | v1 - LEED 1.0 pilot

Proximity to water and wastewater infrastructure

SLLp2 | Required


Encourage new development within and near existing communities in order to reduce multiple environmental impacts caused by sprawl. Conserve natural and financial resources required for construction and maintenance of infrastructure.


Option 1

Locate the project on a site served by existing water and wastewater infrastructure. Replacement or other on-location improvements to existing infrastructure are considered existing for the purpose of achieving this option;

Option 2

Locate the project within a legally adopted planned water and wastewater service area and provide new water and wastewater infrastructure for the project.

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