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Green infrastructure deployment to enhance infiltration, evapotranspiration, treatment, or 
capture and reuse of stormwater  

 

Watershed permitting strategy for multiple facilities (e.g., active nutrient water quality trading 
under a watershed-based permit)  

 

Ecosystem enhancements for improved hydraulics or water quality, including:  

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Riparian reforestation to enhance pollution mitigation functions 

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Stream channel restoration for increased hydrologic stability   

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Critical land acquisitions (e.g., conservation easements, buffer-zone purchases)   

 

Climate impact resilience principles incorporated into planning for new, repair, and replacement 
of infrastructure.  

Performance Measures & Results 

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Improved macro-invertebrate and fish indexes of biotic integrity  - Scores recorded on 3-year 
cycle 

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Reductions in road salt use - Usage surveys and water quality data collected annually 

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Area-wide NPDES permit provisions for habitat restoration projects - Projects and activities with 
specific goals identified in NPDES permits