03 Nov '16, 4pm

Thirsty 'Sponge Park' soaks up nasty stormwater from Gowanus Canal

The 1.8-mile canal is one of America’s most toxic waterways due to its many years as a major industrial transportation route to New York Harbor. In 2010, the canal was given Superfund status by the EPA, and a major clean-up process began for the waterway. DLANDstudio’s Gowanus Canal Sponge Park ™ will now be able to assist that massive undertaking by preventing additional pollutants from entering the canal. Related: DLANDstudio’s Sponge Park will be a natural filtration system for the Gowanus Canal

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/thirsty-sponge-park-soaks-up-nas...

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