Biomimicry: The key to green infrastructure?

01/30/2013 | Christian Science Monitor, The

Urban stormwater runoff is a widespread problem, and this piece looks at how cities are coping with it. Green stormwater infrastructure, such as rain gardens, green roofs and roadside plantings, is one way some cities are tackling the problem. The idea is that biomimicry, which simulates "the way nature collects and cleanses water," will keep a good portion of runoff from ever entering the pipe system.

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