From Rooftops to Rivers

The NRDC gives cities a report card on their stormwater management strategies. Philadelphia tops their list.

The NRDC report explains their strategies for managing stormwater runoff:

"Green infrastructure helps stop runoff pollution by capturing rainwater and either storing it for use or letting it filter back into the ground, replenishing vegetation and groundwater supplies. Examples of green infrastructure include green roofs, street trees, increased green space, rain barrels, rain gardens, and permeable pavement."

EarthFix goes into some more detail about what the NRDC is advocating.

Full Story: What Rainy Cities Can Teach (And Learn) About Stormwater

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