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Cities, Sustainability & Communications: THE ABC/ Ecological Storm Water Management

In urban areas, storm water picks up pollution mainly from impervious surfaces and conveys it through pipes either directly to recipients or to a wastewater treatment plant. An alternative to this approach is ecological storm water management, where polluted storm water is treated and volumes are reduced through a variety of techniques that include infiltration, retention/detention, bio filters, and structural controls. THE ABC FOR SUSTAINABLE CITIES UNEP / UN HABITAT / FIDIC / GI-REC Based…

Collect or drain? Ways to handle water on your property - The Orange County Register

In California, when the rain comes, it has a habit of coming in torrents. And for yards with drainage problems that can be a soggy mess. Here’s how to get your yard ready for the next deluge.

Salt Pond Retreat - Gardenista

We have created a landscape that is lush and wild. It will grow with time to create the supporting nest around the architecture's strong geometry and invit

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Gravity Fed Rainwater Harvesting System For Flushing Toilets – Freeflush Water Management Ltd.

We're often asked "Can I plumb the rainwater into my toilet cistern to flush the toilet". The simple answer is yes, with some caveats! The conventional way would be to opt for a standard undergound rainwater harvesting system which provides a large amount of storage out of sight. However, an undergound system requires a pump and controls to deliver the rainwater to where is is required and so requires power, maintenance and a large excavation for the underground tank. This isn't always…

Sydney Park is a perfect example of how stormwater management infrastructure can be seamlessly integrated into a landscape design.

Sydney Park is located in St Peters in the city south, and is well known for its landmark high brick chimneys. This open space is made of grassland, landscape gardens,

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Pontilly Stormwater Management – The Field

by Dana Brown, FASLA, PLA, AICP, LEED AP The 900-acre Pontilly area of New Orleans is composed of two moderate-income, minority-majority neighborhoods—Pontchartrain Park and Gentilly Woods. For dec…