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TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE for Cost-Effective Green Infrastructure

“Maria has a comprehensive understanding of sustainable techniques. When she reviewed my projects, she came up with unique options that enhanced the design and provided me with a project that I could be proud of.”
Laura Standridge, P.E., Civil Engineering Project Manager at MGH Associates
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Demonstra-
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Projects


Tualatin
Basin,
Oregon

A project to install trees to maximize canopy cover and manage stormwater without losing parking spaces at two sites (retrofit and redevelopment projects).
The PCC retrofit site was comparable to other bioretention retrofits in Portland ($2.50/square foot of area managed).

Windward
Community
College
Rain
Gardens

Kaneohe,
Hawaii
A project to manage runoff from rooftops and roadways, which installed 3 rain gardens.
Cost increase: Retrofits almost always increase cost.


Multnomah
Antiques
Expansion

Portland, OR

A commercial redevelopment of a constrained urban site. Includes a rain garden, vegetated conveyance swale, vegetated wall, and depaving to manage runoff from the existing building and the new addition.
Cost savings: Architect estimated $60,000 in savings on not having to extend sewer as a result of creative conveyance systems.


Historic Ford Building

Coos Bay
Oregon

A project to manage runoff from the rooftop of the Historic Food Building, which installed a rain garden and patio for the owner of Seven Devils Brewing Company.
Cost increase: Retrofits almost always increase cost. This rain garden is an important amenity to the brewery, which is good for business!.

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