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Runoff remedies

Communities tap new technologies to keep pollution out of waterways

Surveying the Charles River near the Medway-Franklin line are (from left) Kate Bowditch, with the river’s watershed group, and Franklin officials Denise Zambrowski and Robert Cantoreggi. Surveying the Charles River near the Medway-Franklin line are (from left) Kate Bowditch, with the river’s watershed group, and Franklin officials Denise Zambrowski and Robert Cantoreggi. (Globe Staff Photo / Joanne Rathe )
By Ralph Ranalli
Globe Staff / April 6, 2008

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For nearly a century, water was one of the last things that urban and suburban planners thought about when they were designing town squares, subdivisions, commercial zones, and shopping areas. (Full article: 1110 words)

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