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Implications of precipitation changes in Southeast Michigan and options for response: A guide for municipalities

Created: 5/16/2016 - Updated: 7/24/2019

Abstract

This series of fact sheets provides information on how rainfall is changing, what the implications of these changes are on stormwater management and what do about it.

  1. Implications of NOAA Atlas 14: Precipitation-frequency atlas of the United States for Stormwater Management
  2. Changing Precipitation in Southeast Michigan
  3. Changes to key storm definitions and implications for decision making
  4. Issues in stormwater management: Floodplains
  5. Issues in stormwater management: Detention and Conveyance
  6. Solutions in stormwater management: Green Infrastructure
  7. Solutions in stormwater management: Stormwater Rules

Published On

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Keywords

Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Capacity Building
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Governance and Policy
Climate Type: 
Temperate
Sociopolitical Setting: 
Urban
Rural
Suburban

Related Resources

Building Capacity for Climate-Resilient Communities and Water Conservation in the Huron River Watershed

Photo attributed to Dwight Burdette. Incorporated here under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. No endorsement by licensor implied.

Case Study
Adaptation Phase: 
Awareness
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Land Use Planning
Water Resources
Summary: 

The Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC) is a nonprofit based in Ann Arbor, Michigan that works to protect and sustain the natural resources and human communities in the Huron River watershed.

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