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Tract B ofthe Villa Alegre Development

Roof gutters and downspouts should be utilized. discharge to a hard surface. Water should run off rapidly.

Roof gutters should

11.0 LANDSCAPING

Landscaping adjacent to structures should be designed and constructed to minimize the potential for wetting of soils supporting the proposed facilities. If soils supporting the proposed facilities are allowed to increase in moisture content, significant localized settlement could occur.

Trees and shrubs within five feet of structures should be hand watered or watered using controlled drip irrigation. If drip irrigation is used, emitters should discharge no more than one gallon per hour. If grass must be planted within five feet of structures, watering should be carefully controlled to prevent overwatering. Grassed areas adjacent to structures should be sloped so that excess irrigation water will run off promptly. Sprinkler lines and drip irrigation mains should be located a minimum offive feet away from foundations.

Mowing strips, planters and sidewalks should not "dam" water adjacent to structures. If necessary, mowing strips should be perforated to allow water to flow away from structures.

All interior planters should be closed bottom and watertight.

V & A Project No.: 09-1-102

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