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Gopher alumni help make TCF Bank Stadium drainage system one of nation's greenest

Contacts: Ryan Maus, University News Service, (612) 624-1690,

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (09/02/2009) —TCF Bank Stadium is one of the nation’s most environmentally friendly sports stadiums, thanks in part to a storm water management system that will return rainwater to the Mississippi River as clean as it was before encountering humankind. And a lot of the credit for this eco-conscious water management goes to Minnesota-based businesses such as Rehbein Environmental Solutions, Inc. (RESI).


Download and embed this video on how two U of M College of Design alumni, including former academic All-Big Ten Gopher fullback Jason Lamers, helped RESI make TCF Bank Stadium’s revolutionary storm water management system, visit:

In addition, to read an article about TCF Bank Stadium’s impending LEED certification (making it the first football stadium in the country to achieve the feat), visit:

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