Sustainable building materials- some materials are more natural than others

Building materials provide the greatest benefit when they can be sourced locally and sustainably. There is no single set of benchmarks for sustainable materials, but they are often produced within 500 miles, sturdy to avoid constant replacement, and typically follow the three R’s of reuse, reduce and recycle. They should…

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Stormwater injection wells- a new technology

Stormwater injection wells can be used for flood control and aquifer replenishment. Injection wells are drilled directly into the aquifer, directing surface water downwards and replenishing the basin. Injection wells are particularly effective for minimizing runoff, by creating a path for excess water. This makes injection wells useful for flood…

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