Importance of Street Trees in Urban Stormwater Management
Like their forestland counterparts, urban trees intercept rainfall, direct precipitation into the ground through trunk-flow, and take up stormwater through their roots. In addition, urban tree roots can penetrate through typically impermeable urban soil layers into more permeable zones, thus have the potential to increase stormwater infiltration rates.
This Ebook discusses the following topics:
How Enhanced Tree Pits Contribute to Stormwater Management and Healthy Trees