WSU Low Impact Development Research Program Annual Review
 
About the Annual Review
The Washington State University (WSU) Low Impact Development Research Program Annual Review will highlight the latest research findings in Low Impact Development being conducted right here in the Puget Sound Region at the WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center. In addition, visiting national and international leaders in green stormwater infrastructure will present current research and findings from around the globe.
 
When: Tuesday, August 6th
Second Offering: Wednesday, August 7th
 
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
 
Location: WSU LID Research Facility in the Allmendinger Conference Center (2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 98371)
 
Cost: $60.00 (includes refreshments & lunch)
 

Topics
  • Bioretention and permeable paving baseline data at the LID Research program (hydraulic conductivity, soil physical and chemical characteristics and flushing tests).
  • Bioretention and permeable paving water quality treatment performance.
  • Comparative studies from Australia evaluating media and plant species to improve nutrient retention.
  • Plant performance in bioretention and various media blends.
  • The biological effectiveness of bioretention to protect aquatic organisms.
  • Future research at the WSU LID program.