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Prototype Project on Auburn Campus Saves Water, Feeds Beautiful Rain Garden

Pulling together funding from Auburn’s Facilities Management and a Parkerson Mill Creek grant, a team of Auburn experts has developed a way to mimic that natural infiltration process. On a shop building adjacent to Dudley Hall, rainwater is collected through a draining system and flows to a 1,000-gallon cistern. The overflow water is diverted to a neighboring rain garden, where it collects and seeps slowly into the ground. See the full story on wireeage.auburn.edu at http://wireeagle.auburn.edu/news/5473

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