This course will teach the learners about stormwater in Seattle. It will discuss the Seattle 2030 District and 2030 Water Goal and calculator.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore shared urban stormwater infrastructure can benefit communities, neighborhoods, ecosystems and individual buildings.
  • Understand the complexities and opportunities for retrofitting existing buildings to achieve sustainable water goals.
  • Understand the hydrologic and ecological benefits of various green stormwater infrastructure practices.
  • Compare the design implications of the City of Seattle stormwater goals vs. Seattle 2030 District Goals vs. Net Zero Water/LEED.