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...ing the flooding caused in the watershed with larger scale issues and applying that familiarity to the flooding in the John Street watershed. Likewise, he also emphasizes that although small scale solutions (such as green infrastructure) are viable and have good potential in addressing larger scale environmental concerns, they have a minimal impact if “we” as a nation, state and community are not on board. The reference to a lack of unity, can suggest that the interviewee feels or sees that not everyone in the watershed is on board with green infrastructure improvements or is fully aware of the flooding issues in the community. Overall, it can be concluded that there might be a correlation between outside knowledge and the level of awareness and motivation of individuals within the John Street Watershed to partake in alternative approaches when addressing flooding.
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