Oklahoma Low Impact Development

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Low Impact Development (LID) is a comprehensive land planning and engineering design approach with a goal of maintaining and enhancing the pre-development hydrologic regime of urban and developed watersheds.  The Oklahoma Water Survey has a goal of providing information and design aids related to low impact development that will make an impact on stormwater management in Oklahoma. 

Rain Garden Plants for Oklahoma Now Available!

The cover of Rain Garden Plants for Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Water Survey and The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service at Oklahoma State University are proud to announce the launch of our new book Rain Garden Plants for Oklahoma, an award-winning guide to appropriate rain garden plants, including grasses and related species, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and trees in Oklahoma. 

Featuring 77 pages of gorgeous, full-color images with two plants per page, Rain Garden Plants for Oklahoma is perfect both for those looking to get their hands dirty and for those who enjoy taking in the beauty of some of the best flora Oklahoma has to offer. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or this is your first rain garden, this guide is a great resource for maximizing the efficiency and diversity of your landscape. The book is available in both spiral and hardbound editions.