You know artificial sports turf doesn’t require water, but did you know it also handles excessive amounts of water better than natural grass?

Bernards township athletic fields were forced to close to to “soggy” conditions caused by rain. These natural grass fields likely puddled as rainfall collected across the field. However, the Mountain Park Artificial Turf Fields remained open.

Artificial sports turf is designed to drain water quickly and prevent flooding.

Full article at Patch.