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Bioswales filter stormwater in Portland, OR. Click image for many more examples and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Stormwater Solutions' board for more sustainable water management.

Bioswales filter stormwater in Portland, OR. Click image for many more examples and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Stormwater Solutions' board for more sustainable water management.

Made in the USA - Iron Age Designs 5" River rock trench grate, cast iron pictured in a powder coat finish.

Made in the USA - Iron Age Designs 5" River rock trench grate, cast iron pictured in a powder coat finish.

Innovation that Infiltrates: 21st Street in Paso Robles, CA. Design by SvR Design Company and Cannon. Images by Cannon.

Innovation that Infiltrates: 21st Street in Paso Robles, CA. Design by SvR Design Company and Cannon. Images by Cannon.

Yamaha Y125 Moegi Concept. Weighs in at a mere 176 pounds and potentially capable of 50 mph and a mindboggling 188 miles per gallon. One cool moped!

Yamaha Y125 Moegi Concept. Weighs in at a mere 176 pounds and potentially capable of 50 mph and a mindboggling 188 miles per gallon. One cool moped!

Streets and parking lots funnel rainwater directly to stormdrains, and those connect with our sewers. Streams that would've meandered overland and seeped into the earth are in underground pipes. Du...

Streets and parking lots funnel rainwater directly to stormdrains, and those connect with our sewers. Streams that would've meandered overland and seeped into the earth are in underground pipes. Du...

dry detention basin - stores storm water to allow it to percolate more slowly into the system

dry detention basin - stores storm water to allow it to percolate more slowly into the system

Balfour Street Pocket Park by Jane Irwin Landscape Architects. The planted brick swale introduces a locally scaled stormwater management system, with protruding bricks to capture rubbish and slow water flow. G E N I U S

Balfour Street Pocket Park by Jane Irwin Landscape Architects. The planted brick swale introduces a locally scaled stormwater management system, with protruding bricks to capture rubbish and slow water flow. G E N I U S