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How Green Rooftops May Solve The Stormwater Crisis In Hoboken

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Thirty-eight green roof setups have been installed on a new campus building in New Jersey to determine the best method of bioretention for stormwater runoff. Researchers at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken will spend this fall studying 19 duplicated rooftop setups (38 in all) and analyzing data to figure out what works best for filtering pollutants and retaining water in a city plagued by the negative effects of stormwater runoff.