Maintaining Green Infrastructure
Posted on: July 13, 2022
While most stormwater best management practices follow standard design guidelines, each best management practices is unique in terms of its maintenance. A good start is to realize that pulling weeds, removing accumulated sediment, and re-planting and re-mulching will be needed at least in the first three years. Mike Wolfe, North Liberty’s stormwater coordinator, and Amy Foster of the City of Coralville, Iowa Government, describe how they short and long-term maintenance for municipal stormwater infrastructure, including the state’s largest bioswale in Centennial Park.
The series is funded in part by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ REAP program, and produced by Impact7G and Little Village Creative Services.
Learn more about grants to improve residential stormwater here.