See our cover story in Municipal World magazine. “As urban areas are built out, hard surfaces like roads, parking lots, and buildings cover more of the landscape, interrupting the natural hydrological cycle. As a result, run-off increases several-fold, with consequences for peak flows, flooding, erosion, and waterway contamination. And yet, most urban dwellers never give stormwater a second thought – at least, not until their basements are flooded.”
Read the full article (PDF).