The Search for Stormwater Solutions that Help Manage and Clean Runoff
“Stormwater management systems are designed to help drain water off the roads and sidewalks and prevent flooding as well as help catch sediments and pollutants that the runoff might bring. Ways to treat stormwater could also be installed so that water can be filtered once more as it flows out of the system.
Although far from perfect, the various stormwater solutions mentioned above can definitely help minimize the environmental impact of stormwater runoff in urban areas. To help in management and operation, the EPA also recognizes such solutions and gives regulation guidelines for stormwater management. “