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The History of Stormwater Management and Background for Artful Rainwater Design

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Abstract

Although rainwater has been considered a resource in agricultural contexts for millennia, in urban contexts it has historically been considered a waste product. With some exceptions in historical management strategies, urban rainwater was treated as a problem to be mitigated, a waste product to be eliminated or controlled.

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Green Infrastructure Stormwater Runoff Stormwater Management Urban Stormwater Landscape Architecture 
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