Database Highlights Projects That Convert Runoff into Public Resources

Yale Environment 360: The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has launched a public database of 479 projects that use green infrastructure techniques to divert and process urban stormwater before it reaches rivers, lakes, estuaries and other waterways. By using such methods as rain gardens, green roofs, and bioretention -- which replicates the uptake and storage of chemicals and sediment by wetlands -- designers say the projects have improved the quality of water in their cities and towns, while converting......

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