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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Philly Goes for Green Roofs for Clean Water

The City of Philadelphia has just signed a plan to spend $2billion to help clean and prevent runoff into their sewer system.

The plan uses techniques including permeable pavement and green roof technology to help capture and clean stormwater runoff in the city limits. The ultimate goal is to prevent close to 90% of the polluted runoff now entering their overtaxed sewer system.

Read more about it here:

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