Constructive Candor

5 Myths about Low Impact Development (LID) De-bunked

Recently, Bryan Cole wrote a blog post  that defined Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development (LID) and discussed the benefits of Green Infrastructure thinking. Over the years, I’ve encountered a number of skeptics when it comes to integrating Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development practices into design.

What I’ve found is that there are many misconceptions, or myths, about Low Impact Development and a lot of confusion. There are numerous benefits to using LID practices, and today I’ll address some of the most common myths I've heard.

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Why We Love Green Infrastructure (And You Should, Too!)

Whenever possible, we choose Low Impact Development or “Green Infrastructure” approaches for our transportation, land development, and site development design projects.  We love "Green Infrastructure” solutions and think you should too!  

What is Low Impact Development (LID)?

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