“Does your city smell of poo from time to time?”

It’s no small feat to explain sewers and sewage overflow in a simple, entertaining and educational manner.  What is a Combined Sewer sheds light on one of the worst causes of water pollution facing our aging towns and cities and explains how detention-based green roofs help reduce stormwater flow and mitigate CSOs.

The blog answers:

  • What Is A Combined Sewer?

  • How does a Combined Sewer Work?

  • How do big storms cause Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs)

  • Is this a real problem or is it just a bit icky and harmless?” 

Green roofs in urban areasFinally, it’s not all grim and yucky as it provides solutions such as:

  • How green roofs help reduce stormwater flow rates

The blog concludes that detention is the most reliable way to “keep the poo away from your local beach”.

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