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Low Impact Development Projects

NPS projects with significant involvement in Low Impact Development

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Arroyo Colorado: Los Fresnos Nature Park LID and Wetland Enhancement Texas Water Resources Institute installed several low impact development features at a nature park, monitored stormwater features at nearby Los Fresnos High School, and used native vegetation to improve the function of a stormwater wetland.
Arroyo Colorado: Monitoring Low Impact Development Techniques Texas A&M University at Kingsville will conduct water quality monitoring to determine the effectiveness of bioswales and bioretention systems.
Clear Creek Tidal: Implementing TMDLs through Low Impact Development in League City This grant-supported project installed low impact development (LID) features in League City to support the TMDL Implementation Plan (I-Plan) for Clear Creek Tidal.
Plum Creek Watershed: Riparian Restoration for Town Branch in Lockhart This project is implementing a management measure identified in the Plum Creek Watershed Protection Plan (WPP) to address needed improvements in riparian conditions along the creek and its tributaries.
Plum Creek: Implementing Low Impact Development at the Caldwell County Justice Center A project to retrofit the Caldwell County Justice Center in Lockhart with low impact development features.
Plum Creek: Implementing Low Impact Development in the City of Kyle This project implements the Plum Creek Watershed Protection Plan by installing low impact development (LID) best management practices at the City of Kyle’s wastewater treatment facility.
Statewide: Low Impact Development Workshops The University of Texas provided intensive workshops and consultations to promote low impact development policies and practices in seven regions.
Upper San Antonio River Watershed Protection Plan Implementation: Green Stormwater Infrastructure Master Plan San Antonio River Authority is developing a master plan for using green stormwater infrastructure.
Upper San Marcos River Watershed Plan: Beginning Implementation Texas State University implemented management measures including adding a watershed coordinator, installing several demonstration NPS practices, conducting public outreach, reviewing local ordinances affecting water quality, and reviewing monitoring data for water quality trends.