June 10, 2006

Functional Design

Taking a lesson from nature Des Moines city engineers and consultants designed and built an efficient detention system:

The nearly four-acre basin was constructed about two years ago and "took some of the load off of the pipe downstream" and helps prevent flooding...
You decide for yourself if this is a functional design.

Some may consider this NWS or in poor taste.

Via Maru.

Posted by Steve on June 10, 2006
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