Clean Rivers

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  • Virnig - NE PDX
  • Swanson - WS
  • Frost - The Dalles
  • Reaume - SE PDX
  • Dowdy - Vancouver

Oregon is known as a leader in sustainability, and cities around the world are looking to rainy Portland for stormwater management. The city’s elaborate bioswale systems typically take the form of curbside gardens throughout the city and function as an alternative to sewers, capturing rainwater runoff in a sloped drainage course. The course is filled with rock and soil beds, which are planted with vegetation.

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