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Kure Beach Dune Systems Filter Stormwater

When the town of Kure Beach wanted to install cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing ways to manage stormwater, they teamed up with Dr. Mike Burchell. He led the research team that designed a system that collects stormwater and filters bacteria using the land between the dune and the beach, resulting in better than expected stormwater treatment and the need for less public advisories to warn swimmers to stay out of the water.

Read the full article here from Coastal Review Online.