Let It Rain

Bigham, Roy
July 2009
Pollution Engineering;Jul2009, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p39
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the consideration of green engineers on some stormwater technologies. According to the author, as water become a precious commodity, more engineers are also becoming aware of the use of simple stormwater collection systems that can be found on every households, such as porous paving materials and rooftops. Further, engineers also consider that a fertilizer may decrease the content of nitrogen in stormwater.


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