A Guide to Assessing Green Infrastructure Costs and Benefits for Flood Reduction

Developer or Source: U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit

This guide provides a six-step process as a framework to assess the costs and benefits of green infrastructure to reduce flooding. The framework can be adapted for user-specific purposes to inform planning-scale assessments and spark discussion about green infrastructure options to mitigate flooding and provide watershed benefits. By following the six steps for developing green infrastructure strategy communities can demonstrate the cost-effectiveness of implementing green infrastructure projects.

Region: Global
Sectors and Topics: Disaster Risk Reduction, Ecosystem Adaptation, Oceans and Coasts, Urban, Water
Scale: Sub-national, Project-Level
Expertise Level: Practitioner, Specialist
Resource Type: Guidance and Frameworks, Analysis Tools
Cost: No
Languages: English
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