Stormwater harvesting benefits city trees

Source: Science Daily

Reports of tree canopy coverage dwindling across city suburbs raise pressure on local government and other authorities’ efforts to improve the health of urban street trees. New research has found stormwater interception and infiltration that allows water to soak into tree root zones is proving effective for a shady tree canopy in concrete urban environments where extreme heat occurs regularly.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/03/220331101516.htm