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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Brooklyn Neighborhood Rain Gardens

The Tabor to the River project uses green infrastructure to manage both public and private stormwater runoff at the source.

The City recently partnered with 4 residential properties in the Brooklyn neighborhood to manage stormwater from a total of 3,500 ft2 of roof area. These four rain gardens reduce stormwater flows entering the local sewer by an average of 77,000 gallons of runoff annually.

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