Low Impact Development: Managing the Rain

When rain falls onto Oregon’s streets, sidewalks, parking lots and rooftops, it picks up pollutants in its path, gathering volume and speed until a storm drain pipes it underground or into a stream. This stormwater runoff causes water pollution, flooding, stream bank erosion, depleted¬†groundwater, and habitat loss for fish and wildlife. Using plants and soil … Continue reading Low Impact Development: Managing the Rain