Install and/or operate hydration and misting stations along rail trails and sidewalks

Hazards
Measure Type
Gray Engineering vs Nature Based Solutions

Details

Permanent or temporary hydration and misting stations at key junctures along rail trails can provide relief from heat.

Capital Cost

Low/Moderate

Operations & Maintenance

Low/Moderate

Effectiveness

Moderate – would provide relief to people during heat waves

Flexibility

Moderate – can be scaled as needed

Barriers to Implementation

Cost; prioritization; capacity

Equity

Ensure that hydration/misting stations installed based on greatest need and across equity areas

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