Reinforced turf bioswale (US) - Example near Washington
W&M Rain Garden
Example rain garden in low lying area of yard where storm/rain water collects and can infiltrate into the ground. Except use native Illinois wet prairie plants, including species like milkweed that will also serve as a "butterfly garden"!
LES MULTIPLES FONCTIONS D’UN BASSIN DE RETENTION DES EAUX PLUVIALES
Rain+Garden+Design | Reducing Runoff Through Rain Gardening
This "low impact" solution for storm water management in parking lots is effective in directing storm water to the plant material but can become very costly with excessive concrete curbs and curb cuts. Photo from Light Imprint Handbook by DPZ Charlotte.