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Urban trees help manage stormwater

By Clara Blakelock

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Collaborative voice calls for healthy waters

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"Water quality is like weather"


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Save money, reduce flood risk, and protect our water


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Replacing grass with plastic has a lot of down sides.


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Permeable paving systems soak it up

By Alix Taylor

Plastic grid systems can be used for everything from soccer fields to parking lots to increase permeability and stability.


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One of the sources of phosphorus in urban runoff is fertilizer that washes off lawns and gardens.



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