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Grassed Swales
  • ¬† Trenches often used alongside roads to transport stormwater
  • Should be used in conjunction with other structures to remove an adequite percentage of   pollutants
  • 35% Total Suspended Solids removal
Local Examples
 Grassed swales filled with stormwater after a rain in Elon, NC

For More Information

NC DENR Stormwater Manual - Grassed Swales
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