Develop standards & criteria
Procuring nature-based solutions that are implemented on the ground can be a challenging step. It is important to first develop the standards and criteria to be used in procuring contractors to implement nature-based solutions, whether for their design, construction and/or maintenance.
Example: Design criteria for procuring nature-based solutions in Valencia
External guidance and resources:
A procurement guide to nature-based solutions
Evaluating green infrastructure: A combined sewer overflow control alternative for long-term control plans
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection