A view of the Silva Cells under construction.

Silva Cells are a type of stormwater BMP designed to help tree roots grow and absorb stormwater runoff by creating a contained area that protects soils from becoming compacted. First Universalist constructed a Silva Cell to run the length of the center bioswale.

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