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City of Chester Green Stormwater Infrastructure Plan

Product No.: 15066
Date Published: 6/2017
Pages: 46

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Geographic Area Covered: City of Chester, Pennsylvania, Chester and Ridley creek watersheds

Abstract: The City of Chester Green Stormwater Infrastructure Plan was created for city officials, residents, non-profits, and community groups. This plan highlights available green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) technologies, opportunities, and approaches to improve water quality, reduce combined sewer overflows, meet federal clean water requirements, decrease localized flooding, beautify the community, and enhance community and economic opportunities. The plan provides a blueprint for implementing GSI in Chester City, recommendations on how to start pilot projects, guidance on partnering and public outreach, and suggestions for how to track program impact.

Key Words: Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI), combined sewer overflow (CSO), rain garden, tree trench, stormwater bumpout, infiltration, low impact development, Memorial Park, stormwater, water quality, nonpoint source pollution, City of Chester, Chester Creek, Ridley Creek

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