Peeling Back Pavement to Expose Watery Havens

New York Times: Peeling Back Pavement to Expose Watery Havens

New York Times staff writer Andrew Revkin reports on cities all over the world are unveiling waterways that were once encased underground in their sewer systems as part of industrialization.
These restored streams are becoming recreation destinations, and environmentalists identify benefits as well, such as managing stormwater runoff and cooling overheated urban areas.

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