Fridays in the Field: Introducing New Haven to new bioswales

This week’s Fridays in the Field post comes from Kendall Barbery, Green Infrastructure Program Manager: The West River—which flows from Bethany, CT, to New Haven Harbor—is on Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (CT DEEP) 303-d list of impaired waterbodies due to high levels of bacteria and other pollution. According to the West River […]

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Green Infrastructure in New Haven: Bioswales and the West River

the Edgewood School bioswale is boosting the ecosystem’s resilience while improving the West River’s water quality.

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Our Edgewood Bioswale is finished!

After nearly two weeks of labor and several rain delays, our bioswale at Edgewood School in New Haven is finished!

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We’re building a bioswale! So what is that?

A man-made garden ditch specifically designed to capture and filter rainwater! Learn more about our New Haven project here.

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