Is Your City HOT? The Benefits of Storm Water Management

This week, our WEBISODE focuses on “GreenStreets,” a project from Drexel University Professor and NSF funded scientist, Franco Montalto.

Greenstreets are vegetated spaces in cities that help:

-Manage Storm Water
-Mitigate Air Pollution
-Reduce Urban Heat Island Effect

MORE ON UHI: Check out this article from NASA and the EPA's Compendium of Strategies to learn of other solutions to reduce UHI effect.

FROM NSF: Interested in other ideas from the National Science Foundation? Don't miss Planet Forward's Science Corner.

FROM A PFF: Got storm water problems? Planet Forward Member, GreenTrecks, has got a solution.

IN THE NEWS: More on water - Oregon gets tough on toxic pollutants in rivers and streams.

MORE ON WATER: A feline friend practices good hygiene and remembers to turn off the faucet!

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