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Could vacant lots double as green infrastructure projects?

Posted: April 15, 2014

"The idea of using green infrastructure, from rain gardens and rain buckets to porous streets and simple sidewalk grass and plantings, is among the few environmental solutions that exists virtually unopposed. Big, old cities in the U.S. tend to have outdated sewer systems that overflow when it rains a lot, thanks to the built environment’s inability to slow all that water down."
Photo: Steve Dadio, Cedarville Engineering.

Photo: Steve Dadio, Cedarville Engineering.

From Conservation Magazine...

"The idea of using green infrastructure, from rain gardens and rain buckets to porous streets and simple sidewalk grass and plantings, is among the few environmental solutions that exists virtually unopposed. Big, old cities in the U.S. tend to have outdated sewer systems that overflow when it rains a lot, thanks to the built environment’s inability to slow all that water down."

http://conservationmagazine.org/2014/04/could-vacant-lots-double-as-green-infrastructure-projects/