Bioswales – how they function during a rain storm

In this video I spotlight a functioning bioswale located in the Built Green Certified community of High Point, located in West Seattle, WA. Bioswales are dry features planted with drought-tolerant plants that can survive short periods of flooding. Bioswales are used in master planned communities to manage large flows of runoff caused by so much man-made surface taking up what used to be soil that could absorb rain.

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