The site is graded and compacted by
bulldozers, dump trucks, rakes, shovels, etc.
To provide a strong base for buildings and streets
To direct drainage away from buildings, streets
and other struc
New Approaches to
Santa Clara University
Too much growth, too fast, with too little planning
to keep cars happy!
Fragmented low-density growth
Rigid separation of land uses
Beginning in 1920s
Gravity flow sewer systems
Design gravity flow sanitary sewers
Sewage - any waste water solids that find their way
into sanitary sewers and are transport