The public review period has closed for the Preliminary
Report on the Standards and Guidelines for the
Sustainable Sites Initiative. The Initiative’s response to
the feedback received during the public review period
will be posted on March 1, 2008.
There will be a final public review period upon release
of the updated Draft Report on the Standards and
Guidelines in November 2008. The final draft of the
Standards and Guidelines will be completed by May
2009. You can still download a draft of the report at
The Sustainable Sites Initiative website also has a good
description of how site planning and design affects the
use of our water resources and actions you can take
during design and construction to be more sustainable.
For more detail go to: www.sustainablesites.org/hydrology.html.