Moorhead Environmental Complex

LEED® Category: Sustainable Sites

Stormwater Design for Quantity & Quality Control

The Moorhead Environmental Complex uses natural landscaping to increase infiltration and reduce runoff and related non-point source pollution. Features include pervious surfaces and a green roof and rain gardens planted with native vegetation (see the lists of our green roof plants and rain garden plants).

How can I manage stormwater on my property?

Rain garden templates are available

The Low Impact Development Center offers rain garden templates for sunny and shady areas in the mountain, Piedmont, and coastal region of the mid-Atlantic states. Find your region on the map and then select a plan for sun or shade.

Check out this video for step-by-step instructions for installing a rain garden on your property.