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Rainwater Collected for Irrigation

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Andrea Valentini on Apr 2, 2019, 6:47 am

Hashir Usman LEEDuser Basic Member May 5, 2020- 8:18 am Hi Andrea, LEED Guide says ''All runoff from the chosen percentile of precipitation events must be managed such that there is no surface discharge from the site. Techniques include, but are not limited to, infiltration, storage and re-use, bioretention, open-grid pavement, and the reduction of impervious area.'' So, I guess it is to use all those techniques that best mimic the natural hydrological conditions before any development occurred. And I read it in this forum that only storing and reusing the runoff volume does not comply...

Last reply: Shannon Oletic, Jul 2, 2021, 9:42 am

Student persuing leed AP

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Nitin Chauhan on May 9, 2021, 2:53 am

What is metric for rain water management

Last reply: J Schütz, May 11, 2021, 1:00 pm

Collected rainwater partially reused for irrigation- timeframe

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by CT G on Mar 22, 2021, 10:05 am

We are working on an urban project which combines green roofs that partially infiltrate water and then evaportanspirate it, with a rainwater collection tank which captures the runoff from these...

collect rainwater in swimming pools?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Alfonzo Farber on Mar 10, 2021, 11:27 am

Can outdoor open-air swimming pools be counted toward rainwater collection areas?  If the pool is constructed and maintained such that the water level always allows enough space for the local...

Last reply: Bipin Karki, Mar 15, 2021, 7:46 pm

Rainwater events calculator- do I enter days without rainfall events?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Aleksandra Prawda on Jul 23, 2020, 5:07 am

Hi all,

I'm struggling to calculate the percentile of rainfall events. I gathered over 10 years of daily precipitation data and entered all values day by day into the calculator. My...

Last reply: Monte Li, Nov 17, 2020, 1:45 am

Rainwater cleaned in a swales and drained into a nearby lake to preserve it

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Abhinay Sharma on Aug 31, 2020, 7:18 pm

Our project consists of a building in a waste water treatment plan (WWTP) facility. Next to our building, but within the LEED boundary, is a constructed wetland which is designed to improve...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Sep 10, 2020, 12:45 pm

How much of site do you need to manage?

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Nate Tsang on Jan 16, 2015, 2:33 am

In the LEED guidelines it says that you need to manage on site the runoff from the "post developed site". If you have a site that includes developed and non-developed land, do you need to manage...

Last reply: Teresa Lin, Jul 28, 2020, 8:38 am

Strategy to retain runoff

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Ricardo Sá on Jun 9, 2020, 6:52 am

Dear All,

This credit requires that project retains on site (i.e. infiltrate, evapotranspirate, or collect and...

Runoff volume managed for more than leed boundary

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Sofia Barahona on May 13, 2020, 5:14 pm

We have a current project, which is the 3rd stage of a data center complex. The fist two stages are already finish and started functioning some time ago. The stormwater management and design was...

Site with a mix of developed and undeveloped areas

NC-v4 SSc4: Rainwater management
posted by Ricardo Sá on May 12, 2020, 5:22 am

Dear All,

Option 1 requires on-site management of the runoff from the developed site for the 95th or 98th percentile of local rainfall events.