30 Mar '15, 7am

Every town should make like Melbourne and encourage citizens to build rain gardens.

Self-watering rain gardens are easy to maintain, and they help reduce the amount of drinking water used to water gardens while also reducing the amount of pollution entering waterways. In a rain garden, there are layers of sandy soil underneath the garden bed that help to slow stormwater from entering rivers and creeks. These layers help remove pollution such as nitrogen and phosphorus, fertilizers, dust, leaves and animal droppings, which wash off hard surfaces.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/melbourne-water-encourages-australia...

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