water actions label

Healthy Communities / Built Environment

  • Ensure Healthy Communities Staff are trained in ‘abundant' water systems design, including capture and re-use
  • Utilize Abundant Water Basic Design Guide (coming soon) into Land Use Planning
  • Identify strategies for integrating healthy water system promotion into healthy communities work (e.g., if Health Department has plan review authority, include water systems design in review, integration with parks planning)
  • Adopt messaging to facilitate integration of healthy water systems in healthy communities work (e.g., integrate Green Streets messaging into Complete Streets promotion)
  • Review how water is being addressed in your jurisdiction’s:
    • Legislative agenda
    • Water Quality Control Plans
    • Incentive Programs
  • Review Regional Water Quality Control Plan to identify local strategies and partners in water capture and reuse