Month: October 2013

Sources- Water Runoff Reduction

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Adams, Michele. “Porous Asphalt Pavement With Recharge Beds: 20 Years and Still Working”. Stormwater. Forester Media Inc, 30 April, 2003. Web. 2 Dec 2013. http://www.stormh2o.com/SW/Articles/Porous_Asphalt_Pavement_With_Recharge_Beds_20_Year_228.aspx

AJ McCormack and Son. “Reinforced Grass Paving”. Pavingexpert.com. AJ McCormack and Son, n.d. Web. 28 Oct 2013. <http://pavingexpert.com/grasspav.htm&gt;

“Performance FAQ”. Green Pervious Systems. Green Pervious Systems LCC, n.d. Web. 28 Oct 2013. <http://www.grasscreteusa.com/grasscrete-performance-faq.htm&gt;

Hogues, Terri,  Stephanie Pincetl and Caroline Mini. “Los Angeles Residential Water Consumption:Patterns and Key Drivers”. UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. UCLA, n.d. Web. 2 Dec 2013. http://www.environment.ucla.edu/media_IOE/files/Hogue-UCLA-Symposium-022613-um-525.pdf

Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., . City of Los Angeles. The Community Redevelopment Agency Of the City of Los Angeles. DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES PARKING STUDY FOR PORTIONS OF THE HISTORIC CORE AND ADJACENT AREAS. Los Angeles: Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., 2003. Web. 28 Oct 2013. <http://lahd.lacity.org/lahdinternet/Portals/0/Policy/parking.pdf&gt;.

“Los angeles County: Clean Water, Clean Beaches Measure”. LA County: Clean Water, Clean Beaches Measure. LA County: Clean Water, Clean Beaches Measure, November 2012. Web. 2 Dec 2013. http://www.lacountycleanwater.org/files/managed/Document/713/LAC_CleanWaterBeaches_PubHlthFactSht_11_16.pdf

“Parking Design”. Los Angeles: LADBS. City of Los Angeles, 2010. Web. 2 Dec 2013.<http://ladbs.org/LADBSWeb/LADBS_Forms/InformationBulletins/IB-P-ZC2002-001ParkingLotDesign.pdf&gt;.

“Public Health Risks and Economic Impacts of Urban Runoff”. LA County Clean Water. LA County Flood Control District, 2012. Web. 2 Dec 2013. <http://www.lacountycleanwater.org/files/managed/Document/713/LAC_CleanWaterBeaches_PubHlthFactSht_11_16.pdf> 

National Weather Service Forecast Office. “Los Angeles/Oxnard”. National Weather Service Forecast Office. NOAA, n.d. Web. 2 Dec 2013. http://www.nws.noaa.gov/climate/xmacis.php?wfo=lox

“Urban Water Management Plan 2010”. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, 3 May 2011. Web 2 Dec 2013. http://www.water.ca.gov/urbanwatermanagement/2010uwmps/Los%20Angeles%20Department%20of%20Water%20and%20Power/LADWP%20UWMP_2010_LowRes.pdf

“Urban Runoff”. Heal the Bay. Heal the Bay, n.d. Web 2 Dec 2013. http://www.healthebay.org/about-bay/pollution-and-its-impacts/urban-runoff

“When It Pours, it’s Porous”. National Asphalt Pavement Association. National Asphalt Pavement Association, n.d. Web. 2 Dec 2013.  http://www.asphaltpavement.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=359&Itemid=863

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By Zhi Chang Joo Hu