2017 interns tour Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN

On Thursday of last week, our 2017 summer Bowman Creek interns continued the tradition of touring the Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN. This educational tour is part of our internship’s learning experience as it relates to environmental engineering and horticulture, which builds on our community and rain garden projects. Be sure to check … More 2017 interns tour Cardno Native Plant Nursery in Walkerton, IN

How connected technology is improving our underground water networks

The source of the following information is from the QUARTZ article by the same name. Read the original article here. Hidden beneath the city, there is a vast subway system. Not the kind of subway a New Yorker would ride to work, but the kind that water uses to move from Point A to Point B. There … More How connected technology is improving our underground water networks

Historic Rainfall Causes Massive CSO, How Rain Gardens Can Help

South Bend has a combined sewer, meaning our stormwater mixes with our sewage in the same sewer system before being sent to the Wastewater Treatment Plant to be cleaned. But keep in mind, our sewer system only has a certain capacity. When we receive a lot of rain, the sewers fill up and begin to overflow. The only … More Historic Rainfall Causes Massive CSO, How Rain Gardens Can Help