City’s Green Streets Project Profiled

Oros Street, credit: LA Dept of Public Works, Bureau of Sanitation, Stormwater Division

 The trade magazine Municipal Sewer & Water writes about the City of LA’s Green Streets (aka Street Ends Biofiltration Project) – a large stormwater filtering project on Oros Street near the Los Angeles River. The project involved several City departments and the non-profit group North East Trees.

Story here.

Money quote:

“Whatever came down the street ended up in the river. Now, the water goes through the natural soil… That’s nature’s way of filtering things out…” – Dean Harding, City of LA, Bureau of Street Services, Special Projects Division.

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