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Connecting the Drops

In downtown Burlington, Vt., people stop to examine a blue rain barrel decorated with a metal submarine. It is one of 19 barrels transformed by local artists to tell the story of a raindrop and how it affects local water quality. The rain barrels line Burlington’s downtown thoroughfares leading to the edge of Lake Champlain. [...]

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Check it Out: Kingsport Mobile App Teaches Children About Stormwater

Kingsport, Tenn., debuted a stormwater mobile application as part of an Earth Day celebration. The app, intended for children, features Stormy, the water drop. Stormy guides children through a scavenger hunt designed to teach them about stormwater issues. The hunt takes children around to different outfalls where they can scan QR codes on posted signs. [...]

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Online Tools Improve Data Sharing

Mobile applications, online tools, and interactive maps are being used more and more as a useful way to display data in a user- friendly way and, in some cases, even to collect information. Here are some examples of recently released maps and apps. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an interactive map that is [...]

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