Rain, Rain, Go Away...Naturally

"Low-impact" technologies and natural drainage systems are the latest trend in New Urbanism.

"In recent years, environmental activists have argued that rain should be handled in a more natural fashion -- through 'rain gardens,' bioswales, and other ecological features -- instead of relying heavily on underground pipes and other conventional engineering mechanisms. A growing number of new urbanists are moving toward this ecological approach."

Thanks to Gayle Ross

Full Story: New Urbanism moves toward ‘low-impact’ infrastructure

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