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Benefits of Native Buffers for Detention Basins

No one wants to deal with a flooded basement or maneuver around submerged streets after a storm. Unfortunately, the risk of flooding increases with suburban development—native vegetation, soil,…

Stormwater Detention Basin Basics – Newsletter

A stormwater detention pond can make a community more resilient to flooding by collecting and temporarily storing stormwater. Detention ponds can also improve water quality by keeping pollutants…

Stormwater Detention Basin Basics

What is the purpose of a detention pond? A stormwater detention pond, or detention basin, is a man-made pond in residential and commercial areas that collects stormwater run-off…