As Houstonians we know all about flooding. One of our flooding mitigation strategies is a gigantic underground tank, which traps rainwater and slowly releases it over time. The other one is swales. The city of Chicago has a pretty good write-up of what they are and how the work here. Below is an example of what this will look like in action in our
Ours will run the entire length of the project along Brady and Delmar streets. When we're done landscaping them they'll look GREAT! And help mitigate flooding.