More stories about Bioswales

  • Stormwater mitigation video

  • Critical biomass

    Located in southeast Georgia between the Okefenokee Swamp and the St. Marys River, the city of Folkston has been blessed — and stressed — with residential and commercial growth over the last two decades.

  • Soccer field vs. biofilter: Why can't we have both?

    With out-of-the-box designs, sports fields can double as stormwater systems.

  • From Garbage to Gold

    For more than 20 years, the city of Portland, Ore.'s Office of Transportation (PDOT) has experimented with recycling techniques—collecting paper, composting leaves, recycling construction debris, etc. Their trials paid off in fiscal year 2006-07, to the tune of nearly $3.6 million.

  • Two for one

    A dual-purpose gravity sewer can take the pressure in a growing city.