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Building Techniques for Eco-Friendly Rain and Runoff Management

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During building design and construction phases, workers have many priorities to consider from start to finish. It’s essential to use proper rain and runoff management techniques to avoid floods, prevent erosion and more. Everything built without such precautions will experience structural damage.


However, today’s infrastructure isn’t exactly made to last. The United States, in particular, has stormwater systems consistently receive a D+ grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers. That’s a concern for various reasons, including environmental ones. As the effects of climate change amp up globally, heavy rainfall and flooding is likely to be an exacerbated concern in many regions.


What Does Rain and Runoff Management Involve? Mainly, rain and runoff issues arise after following bad weather (...)


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