Overflow water caused by a heavy rain flows into a water tank at the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel in Kusakabe, north of Tokyo. (Photo credit: REUTERS / Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism - Edogawa River Office)
758 - ...Before that, Splinter did his best, but they were often sick, hungry, and uncomfortable. Donnie’s the one who read up on aquaculture and set up the worm-and-algae farm, added air filters and purifiers, humidity controls, proper drainage and flood prevention, adequate heat and air conditioning, security systems…. They don’t say it nearly enough, but Donnie pretty much engineered their entire way of life.
Rain Garden Collaborating with Sherwood Design Engineers, site drainage was integrated early into the architecture and landscape design. Seasonal rains are managed onsite through multiple rain gardens which collect and control storm water runoff from the roof, decks, and pool terrace. This system decreases on site erosion and possible flooding to the city’s drainage downstream from the project site.
Tokyo's gigantic flood prevention system: The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel is a subterranean water infrastructure project built to protect the capital Tokyo against floodwaters during rain and typhoon seasons. Damn.