‘Green Infrastructure’ Project Lets Nature Clean the Runoff
Colorful flowers, native shrubs, and rock-lined basins greet visitors to the Prescott Adult Center. Although attractive, the new landscaping at the building’s front entrance serves a purpose that goes well beyond aesthetics.
The system of basins, trenches, and plants is being installed around the Rosser Street building with a goal in mind: To cleanse the runoff water that regularly courses down the hill on its way to Granite Creek.
Along with the “rain garden” at the building’s entrance, the green-infrastructure project features an interconnected system intended to catch, slow down, and filter the runoff water at each end of the parking lot.
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