|Daylighting: New Life for Buried Streams|
This journal article discusses how exposing creeks, rivers, and stormwater drainage to daylight can improve water quality and hydraulic capacity. Daylighting projects deliberately expose some or all of the flow of a previously covered drainage, offering the potential to recreate wetlands, ponds, and estuaries, and ultimately reducing the levels of organic and inorganic pollutants in the water. The article describes three daylighting projects currently underway in the United States (California, New York and Michigan).
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Copyright 2000-2001 Forester Communications, Inc.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-402
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Author: Richard Pinkham
Journal of Surface Water Quality Professionals - Forester Communications Inc