Rapid City Reduces Pollution in Stormwater Runoff

Diverting stormwater runoff to wetland channels is credited with improving water quality of Rapid Creek
Rapid City Reduces Pollution in Stormwater Runoff
Hydrologic technicians from the U.S. Geological Survey measure stream flow for a stormwater monitoring study in Rapid City, South Dakota. (photo credit: USGS)

Wetland channels constructed in downtown Rapid City, South Dakota, effectively reduced many pollutants in stormwater runoff, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey report.

Measurements collected by the USGS during 2013-14 showed that concentrations of total suspended...

Please login or register to view MSW articles. It's free, fast and easy!


Comments on this site are submitted by users and are not endorsed by nor do they reflect the views or opinions of COLE Publishing, Inc. Comments are moderated before being posted.