Predevelopment Hydrology

The sponsor of any development or redevelopment project involving a Federal facility with a footprint that exceeds 5,000 square feet is required to use site planning, design, construction, and maintenance strategies for the property to maintain or restore, to the maximum amount technically feasible, the predevelopment hydrology of the property with regard to the temperature, rate, volume, and duration of flow.

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The sponsor of any development or redevelopment project involving a Federal facility with a footprint that exceeds 5,000 square feet shall use site planning, design, construction, and maintenance strategies for the property to maintain or restore, to the maximum extent technically feasible, the predevelopment hydrology of the property with regard to the temperature, rate, volume, and duration of flow.