Tag: Innovative Techniques

City Explores Innovative Solution for Addressing Stormwater Runoff

Stormwater runoff in urban areas can cause major problems. The City of Milwaukee should know – after extreme rain events in 2008, 2009, and 2010, the City experienced millions of dollars in property damage from flooding. That worst flooding occurred on the city’s north side, in the same areas that were hit the hardest by […]

Finally! A Good Use for Recycled Plastics!

The New York Times NY Times Floating Islands to the Rescue published an article on Wednesday April 24 about an innovative way to duplicate the function of the Mississippi watershed wetlands that have been disappearing in recent years.  Small scale “islands” are created within the watershed, using cast-off soda bottles and other plastic and seeding […]