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Water channels carved into rock

Sacred Valley – Ollantaytambo

Water channels carved into rock

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Cobblestone runnels direct water away from buildings and into the rain gardens, also providing the courtyards with an important aesthetic element - Watch Factory, Phases 1 and 2

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+ gardens + outdoor spaces + designs that embrace the landscape Interested in residential garden.

"When construction crews remove curbside asphalt and create container gardens: that’s a bioswale. The soil and plants are natural water filters. "

Roadside Garden: bioswale projects to restore water cycle in Portland, Oregon

Beautiful bioswales help restore the water cycle in Portland, OR. Click image for many more examples, and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Stormwater Solutions' board for more sustainable water management.

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Sunken water garden in the middle of the Barbican development, London opened

Portland uses green streets, ecoroofs, trees, and other green infrastructure to manage stormwater, protect water quality and improve watershed health.  Urban streams, forests, and wetlands manage stormwater naturally and are part of Portland’s green infrastructure.

Portland uses green streets, ecoroofs, trees, and other green infrastructure to manage stormwater, protect water quality and improve watershed health.

Beautiful, healthy ideas to deal with needed filtering of storm water runoff, a major source of river pollution - http://www.pinterest.com/pin/271834527483904223/

Waterwise street makeover -- Curbside bioswales (rain garden ditches) capture rainwater and let it absorb slowly into the ground, and can still be lovely even when dry

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