street edge alternatives

street edge alternatives

Streets and roads with swales—shallow ditches—lined with rocks and filled with soil and plants to increase absorption and reduce storm-water runoff into nearby streams or ponds.Contrast with the typical curbs and gutters spilling into a storm sewer system.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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