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Rain Away!

rain away student implementation project colorado2017 Berthoud, Colorado, USA

Emma Garner
Berthoud High School, Berthoud, Colorado

Emma Garner identified an area at Berthoud High School where most of the parking lot runoff accumulates.  As a result, the area has become a soggy-muddy area filled with automobile oil and trash.  Emma decided to build a rain garden in this area to filter out project rain away colorado student action projectcontaminates that are deposited there from the parking lot.  Although the rain garden is a small site test, it can be expanded in the future by the school.