This was after 5″ of rain.
Interested in some data? Try the USGS RealTime Precipitation Data interactive map.
This is a favorite of mine…
by the way, the lack of rain just makes it ever so much more valuable to get it into the ground when it does fall – don’t just send it down the pipes!
There are so many opportunities for us to save our water! Please take a look.<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/15225376″>Leveraging the Landscape to Manage Water</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/landscapearchitects”>ASLA</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p>
Leveraging the Landscape to Manage Water by American Society of Landscape Architects
We still need to add a tree, and divert the downspout to the rain garden, & also add a rain barrel.
The hard work was done by Let’s Go Chicago’s participants!