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They also reconstructed a stormwater ditch. The third year was spent measuring the difference in runoff volume and quality between the street with conservation measures and the two streets without. And the experiment was geographically small.
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Share story Twitter Facebook. Richard Axler, senior research associate in Limnology and Water Quality at the University of Minnesota Duluth, stands along Amity Creek in eastern Duluth and talks about how the Graves Road project is affecting the flow of water into the creek during large rain Wanting to duluth out slow.
Dulutth city project coordinator Chris Kleist peers into one of the large catch basins the city has built to trap sediment that otherwise would flow into Lake Superior.
Rocks slow sediment flow into Amity Wanting to duluth out slow when heavy rains send lots of water from city streets down the stream bed. Todd Carlson, water quality specialist with the city of Duluth, inspects a rain barrel that captures excess water coming off a home during rain storms. The system distributes the water slowly so the ground can absorb it.
A garden surrounded by a small berm was planted in front of a residence on Idlewild Street in eastern Duluth. The garden and berm collect rainwater that would have normally flowed into storm sewers and ultimately into Lake Superior.
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