Engineered stormwater management systems promote growth of large trees with healthy root systems that maximize stormwater filtration.

US Environmental Protection Agency, Stormwater to Street Trees

City Planning

Engineered Systems

Suspended Pavement Systems

Silva CellsNew York State Nursery and Landscape Association

Structural Soils
Stormwater Tree Pits

TreeswaleDesign-a-Landscape, Tumblr


Permeable Pavements


Bioswale in Washington, DCCredit: Dan Reed



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