EPA Stormwater Management Model
The Stormwater Management Model (SWMM) is part of EPA’s suite of water research tools. SWMM is a hydrology-hydraulic water quality simulation model used to simulate stormwater runoff quantity and quality in urban areas. SWMM is highly technical and is best suited for those with working knowledge of the industry.
This report includes comprehensive list of data sources and map layers that address environmental, social and economic indicators in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
i-Tree includes a full suite of highly-technical forestry benefits calculators and siting tools best suited for those with professional knowledge of stormwater management and GIS.
Engage your community with this collaborative mapping platform for crowdsourced tree inventory and urban forestry analysis. Create a map for citizens to add, edit, and search for trees in their community. Calculate greenhouse gas emission reductions, air and water quality benefits, carbon sequestration, and energy savings based on tree height and diameter.
The City of Palo Alto developed a very comprehensive plan and vision for their urban forest. The plan links tree canopy to social, economic, and environmental sustainability goals and can be used as a model for other communities.