Design Considerations Associated with Bioretention Practices

by Larry Coffman, Prince George's County Government, Landover, United States,
Raymond Green, Prince George's County Government, Landover, United States,
Michael Clar, Prince George's County Government, Landover, United States,
Susan Bitter, Prince George's County Government, Landover, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation

Abstract: This paper presents the design requirements of bioretention practices. Bioretention is a stormwater management practice using a combination of retention, native terrestrial vegetation and soil conditioning. The paper will present the methodology for the sizing, and the preparation of grading and planting plans for bioretention areas. The cost of bioretention practices will also be discussed.

Subject Headings: Retention basins | Stormwater management | Water quality | Water resources | Soil water | Vegetation | Retaining structures

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