Solutions for stormwater

In urban areas the thing about stormwater is to infiltrate it in the soil, make it evaporate or at least delay it to reduce the bad impact on lakes and sea. In this board you will find some nice ideas not only to obtain this but also make the stormwater system into a beautiful part of the urban landscape.
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Water Channel | JML water feature design

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Cloud rain gutter.

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Architecture studio Tredje Natur is redesigning a Copenhagen neighbourhood to better handle the floods expected as climate change leads to fewer but heavier rain storms.

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Murou Art Forest Design by DANI KARAVAN

Murou Art Forest Design by DANI KARAVAN

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Looks like a nice little rain garden.

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UO - Design Build- Storm water design.

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Raindrop from Elho: collect the rain from your roof, with an intergrated watering can.

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De Kameleon housing in Amsterdam, the Netherlands by NL Architects | Photo: Marcel van der Burg.

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One more example of permeable paving.

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Green Driveways - New York Times

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x-shaped permeable paving.

Paving Expert - AJ McCormack and Son - Reinforced Grass Paving

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:-)

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A common solution to the summer cottage, the rain barrels, now made available for multiresidential buildings by the designed rain harvesting barrels "kärl-lek" (A play with the Swedish words for barrel, play and love). The stormwater is delayed and made available to splash plays and irrigation. The rain yields barrels are provided with a tap at the bottom and a top outlet, performed in recycled metal with stabilizing feet made of concrete.

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Stunning stormwater park concept "Waterpleinen" for Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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Part of the big storm water project of Tiel-Oost, Netherlands.

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A residential raingarden allows stormwater to be held and treated at each site, eliminating the need for large piping and storage facilities.

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A great rain garden in a residential neighborhood.

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Stormwater planter with bench and historic photo tiles, Maynard green street, Seattle. By SvR Design Co.

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Stormwater planters on Maynard green street, Seattle.

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Beautiful natural drainage system (NDS) in action at Kitsap County Administration Building in Port Orchard, WA. By SvR Design Co.

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High Point natural drainage, 30th Ave SW South of Graham, Seattle. By SvR Design Co.

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Nice looking stormwater design.

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Light rail on grass.

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Playgrounds may also become an ideal environmental solution for NYC officials. The Department of Environmental Protection is teaming up with the Trust for Public Land to create unique water run-off solutions inside 10 new playgrounds throughout the city. The green public play areas will be equipped with the latest in rainwater capturing tools, including barrels, raised gardens, porous pavement, and underground storage layers.

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Philadelphia Water Departments vision of green stormwater infrastructure.

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Plater system that collects stormwater.

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