Chanhassen’s Arboretum Hosts Clean Water Summit

In Blog, Community News on September 15, 2014 by Community Expert Team
Chanhassen’s Arboretum Hosts Clean Water Summit

Green infrastructure such green roofs, rain gardens and rainwater collection systems can help communities manage runoff in urban areas. Last week’s 2014 Clean Water Summit at Chanhassen’s Minnesota Landscape Arboretum focused on the costs and benefits of water conservation.

According to an Associated Press release published by WCCO, the practice of using green infrastructure isn’t the norm. The event taught participants about tools and strategies for developing more green infrastructure projects. In addition to green roofs, rain gardens and rainwater collection systems, another example of green infrastructure is permeable pavement.

Water is a valuable … and more green infrastructure projects can make the most of the water resources we have, the article said.

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