Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Infiltration Test at Vacant Lot to Evaluate for Stormwater Detention

Wittenberg student, Melissa Sullivan, pours water into the hole she and Marley Tullis excavated.  The will determine how fast water infiltrates into the soil. From this evaluation, Geology of the Critical Zone students will be able to evaluate the potential for this vacant lot site in Springfield, Ohio to detain stormwater and reduce combined sewage overflow.  Sky Schelle, Springfield Stormwater Coordinator, is in the background.

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