The Rain to Recreation Program, a regional watershed approach to address stormwater quantity and quality in Lenexa, Kansas. Goals of the program are to reduce flooding, protect water quality and natural habitat, and to provide recreational and educational opportunities. See also PCJ Editor Wayne Senville's report on this program during his visit to Lenexa in June 2007.
Highway Overpass Landscape Detention System (HOLDS) --> The staff at dland built a bioswale – essentially a planter that uses vegetation and soil to absorb water – that was carefully engineered to withstand the intense flow of contaminants from highway overpasses and designed with plant matter that thrives in low-light conditions. >> by the Regional Plan Association and dland Studio