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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Image Number D1976-3

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Image Number D1976-3

ARS hydrologist Douglas Boyer (right) and Beckley Sanitary Board operations manager Jeremiah Johnson discuss the performance of a rain garden constructed from local materials. The rain garden is being tested for its ability to reduce storm water runoff, increase infiltration, and remove excess nutrients and other pollutants from the runoff water before it gets to streams or other bodies of water.


Photo by Stephen Ausmus.

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Last Modified: 10/26/2010
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