Industry News: Environment

Tree planting plan to tackle urban flood risk

Monday, August 20, 2018  
Posted by: Dana Walker

More than 30 trees have been planted in pavements and front gardens across Greater


Manchester as part of research project to reduce flooding.

Two studies, backed by United Utilities, are looking into how street trees could also help to improve water quality and boost people's wellbeing.

The utility company said it hopes the studies will provide a more eco-friendly solution to dealing with heavy downpours than building more sewers.

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