Archive for April 3rd, 2009

Raingardens to the Rescue

John Jackson :: Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Portland is one place that has realized what natural systems can achieve relative to urban water quality and quantity management.

In 2003, the City installed their first urban raingardens in a residential neighborhood on NE Siskiyou Street.  The raingardens consisted of curb extensions located on either side of the street at the low end of the block, and serve a 10,000 square foot watershed.

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