Permeable Surfaces

December 4, 2014, 8am PST
Take a kayak trip on the Los Angeles River with KQED science reporter Amy Standen to understand why cities were built on the premise of endless potable water and how we can build cities sustainably in regions that receive low rainfall.
KQED Science
August 31, 2011, 7am PDT
This infographic explains the new green techniques that will revise the way Philadelphia catches and processes stormwater.
OnEarth Magazine
June 30, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>As part of a plan to utilize the city's rainwater and recycle it back to lake Michigan, Chicago has been renovating its 13,00 alleys to become permeable surfaces, where rainwater can soak back into the ground. 40 alleys have been redone so far.</p>
CNN