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Environmental Education Water

Urban Stream Syndrome and Water Sensitive Urban Design

While talking to water experts the term Urban Stream Syndrome is often mentioned when describing degraded water ways in urban areas. However, like illnesses in humans, the description of the symptoms does not really help address the underlying problem.

I decided to look into what this term really meant and what ways are being explored to try and address this problem.

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Environmental Education Gardens Water

Pool to Pond

If you’ve reached that stage where the kids are too old to play in the pool and you’re tired of the constant maintenance and application of chemicals, consider turning your pool into a pond for wildlife. Our pool went from being a maintenance headache to a constant source of joy.