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News - August 17, 2012

Pooling their resources

One neighborhood's storm drains could include planters to absorb, filter water

by Maytal Mark

Pesky ponding after a heavy rain may become a problem of the past for the residents of the Southgate neighborhood. The City of Palo Alto plans to install roadside flower planters and porous crosswalks to drain and absorb extra water along neighborhood streets, preventing flooding.

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Editorial Intern Maytal Mark can be emailed at mmark@paweekly.com.

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