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By nature, urban areas are frequently undergoing either expansion and/or renovation in both commercial and/ or residential development. Expansive development in rolling topography requires significant soil disturbance. Soils that took millions of years to form are quickly altered and/or removed during construction, eliminating sod cover and forested areas that are naturally occurring water filtration and soil stabilization systems. Expansions in roof area and paved surfaces increase the need for comprehensive stormwater management planning.
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August 16, 2019