Rain gardens in NJ: Small projects help alleviate stormwater problems

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JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT – A community rain garden may seem like a minor contribution to the multibillion-dollar overhaul of New Jersey’s water infrastructure that experts say is needed, but it’s a start.

Rain gardens, which allow stormwater to soak into the ground rather than running off into drains and rivers, are just one of a multitude of local initiatives undertaken by groups affiliated with Jersey Water Works, a statewide collaborative that advocates for the massive task of repairing and renewing the state’s antiquated network of stormwater drains and drinking water pipes …

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