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A neighborhood tour of green infrastructure to control runoff

Kaid Benfield

Posted March 22, 2011 in Curbing Pollution, Green Enterprise, Living Sustainably

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In honor of World Water Day, check out this neat video of how green infrastructure can simultaneously bring amenities into a neighborhood while helping keep polluted runoff out of waterways:

 

Kaid Benfield writes (almost) daily about community, development, and the environment.  For more posts, see his blog's home page. 

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Ken FirestoneMar 22 2011 11:51 AM

For a retrofit,check out what Edmonston, MD (right near Washington, DC) did:

http://edmonstonmd.gov/GoingGreen.html

Kaid @ NRDCMar 22 2011 03:57 PM

Ken, that's a great link, and a story worth its own blog post. I remember reading about it some time back (in the WaPo maybe?) and being impressed.

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