Definition of bioswale
- The new plan for Fordham Plaza is designed to be environment friendly, including such elements in the redesign as bioswales to mitigate storm water runoff, solar panels, and a small wind turbine.
- —New York Construction, 1 Nov. 2010
- Planted with vegetation suited to boggy conditions, the bioswales act like miniature wetlands that filter out—and biodegrade—the toxins contained in the runoff.
- —Anita Marks, Business Journal-Portland, 18 Nov. 1994