Business owners have a critical role to play in watershed management. Local businesses are frequented by many different individuals on a daily basis, and adopted practices can receive visibility and attention from local governments.

Here are just a few examples of ‘low impact development‘ practices that can be employed at a business.

1. Permeable Pavement

2. Green Roof

3. Rainwater Harvesting

4. Native Landscaping

5. Learn about the Barriers to Implementing Green Infrastructure – and how to overcome them

Additional Resources

Rainscaping Iowa

Center for Watershed Protection

Low Impact Development Center


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