This section of the Research and Resources page provides various Texas-specific research conducted using LID tools and techniques. Much of this research is available for download; however, several of the research papers are copyrighted and thus we can only provide the reference.
McDonald, J., Barrett, M., and J. Scaief. 2009. Effectiveness of Natural Vegetated Areas for Stormwater Treatment: Monitoring of the Falconhead West Development. Center for Research in Water Resources. Online Report 09-1.
Stanard, C.; Barrett, M.; and R. Charbeneau. 2008. Stormwater Quality Benefits of a Permeable Friction Course. Center for Research in Water Resources. Online Report 08-3.
Barrett & Shaw. 2006. Stormwater Quality Benefits of a Porous Asphalt Overlay.
Kearfott, P.; Barrett, M.; and J. Malina. 2005. Stormwater Quality Documentation of Roadside Shoulders Borrow Ditches. Center for Research in Water Resources. Online Report 05-02.
Barrett, M., Lantin, A. and S. Austrheim-Smith. 2004. Stormwater Pollutant Removal in Roadside Vegetated Buffer Strips. Transportation Research Record No. 1890; pp. 129-140.
Walsh, P; Barrett, M.; Malina, J.; and R. Charbeneau. November 1997. Use of Vegetative Controls for Treatment of Highway Runoff. Center for Research in Water Resources. Online Report 97-5.
Porter-Bopp, S., Brandes, O., Sandborn, C., and L. Brandes. 2011. Peeling Back the Pavement: A Blueprint for Reinventing Rainwater Management in Canada’s Communities. POLIS Project on Ecological Governance.
Brandes & Mass. 2007. Urban Water Soft Path: ‘Back of the Envelope’ Backcasting Framework.. POLIS Project on Ecological Governance.