I'm not a pop culture writer, but I do delight in adding a little spice to my pieces. What do you think? Do you think more people read this article because of that opening?
Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Yosuke Kitazawa
Published: 29 Nov 2012, KCET
If Harry Potter had Lord Voldemort, water quality managers and environmentalists have urban runoff and untreated stormwater, a toxic soup of pollutants that routinely make its way from the city's roadways and rooftops down to our waterways and oceans each time it rains.
Like He Who Must Not Be Named, urban runoff is difficult to pin down. It has no headquarters; urban runoff accumulates from millions of sources around the city and beyond. [read more]