The MRC 2023 Low Impact Development (LID) Conference, held on October 19-20, was a significant gathering of experts, professionals, and stakeholders dedicated to promoting 21st century sustainable stormwater management practices, Low Impact Development, and Green Infrastructure. The event featured a diverse agenda, with insightful presentations and discussions led by renowned experts. Below are resources and key highlights from the conference.
Low Impact Development Resources
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Right BMP, Right Place:
Gray to Green with BMPTRAINS: A Tool for Permitting & BMP Credits
Gray to Green
LID+GSI Code Audit Tool Update:
Breaking Down Barriers
Planting Considerations for
Green Stormwater Infrastructure
DEP GSI Initiatives and
The Role of LID in Meeting the Requirements of the Statewide Stormwater Rule
Overcoming Construction Challenges for Green Infrastructure Practices
Filling the Maintenance Gap: GSI Maintenance Training and Tools
Permeable Paver Design, Construction and Maintenance Update
A Sustainable Tomorrow: Past, Present, and Future: A Case Study of Babcock Ranch
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Fun Photos from the 2023 LID Conference
Title Sponsor • Exhibitor • Presenter
Ferguson Waterworks is driving sustainable product innovation and helping customers achieve their sustainability goals. As a company, we embrace the opportunity to extend a hand, leave our mark and help build a better world.
Sponsor • Exhibitor • Presenter
Streamline Technologies (SLT) is a software development firm specializing in integrated 1d/2d surface water and groundwater modeling. Our flagship product, ICPR, is a nationally accepted hydraulics model by FEMA for NFIP applications and is used for modeling complex urban stormwater management systems, natural riverine systems, interconnected pond and lake systems, green infrastructure, and highly managed water resource systems. ICPR also powers our new Real-Time Flood Forecasting (RTFF) system used to predict flooding at the street and house level 2–4 days in advance.
Sponsor • Exhibitor • Presenter
Oldcastle APG a CRH Company. From stadiums to outdoor kitchens, we lead the industry in quality and drive the design trends that affect how people live in residential and commercial spaces. Our exterior products work together to create the inviting outdoor spaces people need to connect, reflect and recharge. And our commitment to climate positive innovation means you can enjoy your one-of-a-kind yardscape while treading lightly on the planet.
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) understands customers care deeply about the environment and not only want affordable, reliable power, but also clean energy today and in the future. That’s why we go the extra mile to protect the air we breathe, the water and land we use, and the plants and animals that share our planet.
Indian River Lagoon National Estuaries Program. Looking at the full scope of the IRL, the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program (IRLNEP) works to ensure the IRL is the healthy heart of connection between six counties, 38 cities, 1.6 million people, an economy valued at $7.6 billion annually, and more than 40% of Florida’s East coast.
The Marine Resources Council of East Florida, Inc. (MRC) is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve water quality and to protect and restore the fish and wildlife resources of the Indian River Lagoon, coastal waters, inshore reefs, and the watershed by advocating and using sound science, education, and the involvement of the public at large. MRC’s Federal Tax ID Number is 59-3030066. Contributions to MRC may be eligible for a tax deduction in the U.S.A.; please consult your tax advisor for eligibility.