Permeable Parking Lot and Public Rain Garden

Permeable Parking Lot and Public Rain Garden

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Project Number #10SWIF-012
Est. Project Completion June, 2011
SubGrantee Bath Township Trustees P.O. Box 1188 Bath, Ohio 44210
Project Contact: Michael Rorar Bath Township, Summit County
Amount Awarded: $34,560
Project Title: Permeable Parking Lot and Public Rain Garden
Project Location: Bath Township, Summit County
Watershed: Yellow Creek Watershed
Project Summary: $34,560 in Surface Water Improvement Fund (SWIF) grant funding is awarded to install 360 square feet of permeable pavement within the Bath Center parking area. Additionally, the project will install a 3,200 square foot rain garden at the site to store the storm water. Bath Township park personnel will plant the rain garden and the no mow grass lawn. The project will be supported by education and outreach activities such as the development and distribution of a project specific fact sheet, preparing and distributing articles in the Township Quarterly News, presentations at several public meetings, installation of a project sign and informational kiosk, a project website and the development of a project display.
Project Deliverables: Construction and installation of 360 square feet of permeable pavement within the Bath Center parking area. Design and installation of 3,200 square feet of community scale rain garden at the site to store storm water. Conduct education and outreach activities including the development and installation of 1 project specific sign and 1 informational kiosk, creation and distribution of 1 project specific fact sheet, presentations at 3 public meetings, 1 news release, a project specific display, creation and distribution of 1 newsletter, conduct 2 workshops and the establishment and maintenance of a project specific website.
Environmental Results: Successful completion of this project will demonstrate innovate practices for passively treating and managing stormwater drainage and reducing nonpoint source pollution loadings.


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