ASLA online learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate. This is a 2023 conference session.
Water scarcity is one of the biggest risks facing the American West. This session will highlight how landscape architects address water independence through regional thinking, reducing reliance on gray infrastructure, and enhancing natural systems. This session will cover strategies for design, funding, and cross-agency coordination toward water independence.
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Examine strategies for reducing reliance on municipal water sources at a site scale.
Discuss strategies for creating cross-agency cooperation for water independence projects.
Explore strategies for enhancing nature-based water capture and storage.
See how the goals of water projects can be expanded to include nature discovery and education.
Katherine C. Harvey, ASLA; Erin English, LEED AP, PE; Amelia Luna, PE, MSc, LEED AP, ENV SP
American Society of Landscape Architects