wins a King Conservation District Award!
Sustainable Seattle has partnered with SplashBoxx, LLC and GeAlogica, LLC to carry out an innovative "above ground" rain garden project at the Port of Seattle.
SplashBoxx makes it possible to use Nature's stormwater cleaning magic even when the soil in a particular area does not test well for in-ground rain gardens. The project is going well. Regular soil and volcanic soil mixes are being compared as dirty runoff falls from the roof of an old building at the Port then filters through the SplashBoxx. If successful, the Port and other highly paved industrial sites are likely to use this approach to clean the runoff from their operations before it heads into the Sound. Learn more about the project in the fun video below!