This video explains how the city of Philadelphia is reducing storm water management costs using “green infrastructure” such as bioswales.
Meanwhile, the Cleveland region spends $3 billion under an order from the EPA to separate its storm and sanitary sewers. Perhaps if there would have been more thoughtful planning …
Kudos to Philadelphia for taking a smart approach to water management.
(Also, thanks Chris for alerting us to this story.)
Water quality management and Smart Growth: two things you’re going to be hearing about more in the future.