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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Northwest engineers reach beyond their permeable pavement comfort zones.
Connecting the dots on polluted runoff.
Rice crispy roadways deliver the goods.
New rules could curb stormwater runoff if Washingtonians demand it.
A greener house cuts energy use and stops stormwater runoff.
Rain barrels are great, but Oregon's ready to seize the cistern.
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Bremerton weighs the best investments for clean-water gains.