Stormwater Solutions: Curbing Toxic Runoff
Stormwater—the rainwater that carries toxic pollutants off roofs, pavement, and yards—is a daunting challenge. It poisons waterways and kills salmon, causes erosion, and fills Northwest basements with smelly sludge. But there’s good news; we already know the best, cheapest solutions for curbing stormwater runoff. In this series, Sightline Daily editor Lisa Stiffler investigates the fixes for stormwater—and what they cost. (Photo credit: jc.westbrook, flickr)
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Government-nonprofit partnerships win over rain garden skeptics.
Clear examples of stormwater's nastiness could boost support for solutions.
DC comes up with a smart way to spread stormwater solutions.
... for they shall infiltrate the runoff.
First step for a successful rain garden: Earn the public's support.
What all the jargon means for low-impact development and Puget Sound.
Separating the facts and fears around permeable pavement.
There's a new game in town: competing for the best green stormwater projects.
"Banking on Green" seeks to quantify the benefits of eco-infrastructure.
Comparing LID to conventional system failures.