Can Skaters Help Us Contain Flash Floods?: He was a boy, there was a drainage pit. Can we make it any more obvious? A new skatepark in Denmark doubles as stormwater runoff--because no one is skating when it’s pouring rain.
Balfour Street Pocket Park, Sydney, Australia by Jane Irwin Landscape Architects. The planted brick swale introduces a locally scaled stormwater management system, with protruding bricks to capture garbage and slow water flow.