Do you have an existing water feature you can highlight instead of just deal with? See how Cal Poly Pomona addressed their own natural spring! — Douglas
New drought-tolerant native garden with swale at Cal Poly Pomona
A new installation behind the Communications building includes seating and solar powered USB outlets.
For years, most people at Cal Poly Pomona had no idea the campus was home to a natural spring behind Building 1. But California’s record drought in 2011 got biology Professors Tina Hartney and Ed Bobich thinking about a campus water initiative.
“At a time when we were concerned about water, it was no small bit of irony that we had a natural source of water coming out of this spring — water that had sustained people and animals for years that was now going into a drain,” Bobich said.
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