Where Does the Water Go?

The Wall Street Journal – HEALTH INDUSTRY – JULY 11, 2010 – By WILLA PLANK
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Cities are coming up with new ways to deal with an old problem: storm-water runoff.

In the past, the solution was pretty straightforward. Cities would build and maintain drainage systems that could quickly collect storm water and transport it away from developed areas and into nearby rivers, lakes and streams. But with urban runoff increasingly being blamed for dirtying the nation’s waters, the search is on for solutions that involve filtering or soaking up rainwater where it falls.

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