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Detroit property owners plan on green infrastructure to save on water bills

Detroit property owners are going green to save some green on their water bills. 

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Detroit high school students learn how to build green infrastructure in Cody Rouge's Stein Park

The bioswale at Stein Park was designed and built with high school students from the Detroit Institute of Technology to capture water from roadways and infiltrate it into the ground, keeping it out of the city's sewer system.

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A bigger dig: How GM saved millions by reusing stormwater in Detroit-Hamtramck

The General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is recycling its own stormwater at an annual savings of over $2 million with green infrastructure.

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Detroit's urban farms embrace green infrastructure for sustainable water use

Detroit's urban farms are using green infrastructure to reduce their water costs. Along the way, they're helping to improve the city's stormwater system.

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How Detroit's public parks are using green infrastructure to prevent flooding, save money

Detroit's parks are testing grounds for new green infrastructure projects that are changing the way the city manages its stormwater runoff.
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