Promoting Environmental Stewardship Through

Low Impact Development

The Low Impact Development (LID) Program led by the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment is a regional effort dedicated to institutionalize green infrastructure and LID concepts and technology in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

About the LID Program

Joining forces with the LRGV Stormwater Task Force, this program aims to demonstrate effectiveness, efficiency and economic feasibility of LID best management practices (BMP) in the region, along with an extensive educational campaign that targets local governments, related professional and the community in general.

What Is LID?

Find out more about LID as an approach to land development or re-development that works with nature to manage storm water runoff.View More

Project Gallery

Browse photos and read descriptions about the LID Projects we have been working on since the program’s inception.View More

Continuing Education

See what upcoming courses and other events will further your education on Best Management Practices for stormwater management.View More


Soil Erosion Pollution Awareness Program


Media Gallery

WATCH VIDEO – Find out how our low impact development projects are making a difference in our community