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The Urban Conservancy got great press on our Front Yard Initiative in the Advocate

Concrete lawns cause flooding, but the Front Yard Initiative is here to help

“For years, every time a hard rain fell in her Uptown neighborhood, water would collect in the street on her block and stand for weeks. The issue became a rueful joke she shared with her next door neighbor, Rachael DePauw, who referred to the collection of rainwater as “Lake Valmont.”

But now, something has changed. Thanks to the Front Yard Initiative of the Urban Conservancy, the neighbors have found some relief from the street flooding.”

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