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Flowers are in full bloom in a rain garden at St. Joseph Fire Station 4.

Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015 6:00 am

Fire stations adopt rain gardens

By Dave Hon
St. Joseph News-Press

St. Joseph News-Press FOX 26 KNPN

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Two of St. Joseph’s fire stations are about to get a little greener.

Fire Stations 12 and 4 have implemented rain gardens, which are small gardens of various plants that also act as water retention basins. All buildings need water basins for runoff water, but Driver-Engineer Eric Biller spent time researching ways to deal with the runoff and add some landscaping to the fire stations.

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      Monday, May 18, 2015 6:00 am.

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