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Transforming schoolyards

In the middle of the 20th century, asphalt-paved streets and highways became a quintessential part of the American landscape. The same process was applied to playgrounds and schoolyards. School districts are redesiging their spaces to incorporate gardens to soak up rainwater. These rain gardens use vegetation and soil to absorb rainfall and reduce stormwater runoff. […]

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San Diego High Rise Building Receives an Above Grade Focal Point Biofiltration System

California Filtration Specialists and Whitson CM recently installed San Diego’s first above grade planter box FocalPoint system. This project involved the construction of a high rise building near downtown San Diego. The project’s storm drain design directed all storm flow to our 140 square foot High Performance Proprietary Biofiltration System before entering the municipal system.

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Ecoraster Bloxx installation in Lake Forest, CA

Project Update!! This storage and moving facility in Lake Forest, CA installed Ecoraster Bloxx permeable pavers in the property’s truck staging area. The Bloxx system is utilized as a permeable inlet for stormwater to enter the deepened gravel base located beneath the pavers. The stormwater is temporarily stored in the gravel and then infiltrated into

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Ecoraster has outperformed all expectations

Project Update!! We love when we hear from past clients! This horse ranch in Livermoore, CA has put Ecoraster E40 through the wringer and it has outperformed all expectations. Before installation, the grounds crew constantly needed to repair rutting from ranch equipment in wet AND dry conditions. It’s been nearly 12 months since they installed

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