Roberts’ Campus Transforming Into Environmental Showcase With Help from Mill Creek Watershed Council and EPA

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Diverting 1.8 million gallons of storm water from flooding into the sewer system every year is the goal of an ambitious $450,000 project on Roberts Paideia Academy's campus on Grand Avenue in Cincinnati's Price Hill neighborhood. 

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Jennifer Eismeier, executive director, Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities

Landscaping, rain gardens, bio-infiltration swales and plants will slow the rainwater runoff from adjacent parking lots and filter out some heavy metals and containments before the water hits the storm water system and, ultimately, the Mill Creek.

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