Big Grams Rain Garden

4/3/2020
19992 BINDER
NeighborhoodFarwell
Practice Type
Multiple
    Additional Practice Type
  • DownspoutDisconnection,RainGarden
Project DescriptionThis lovely residential rain garden is part of the Rain Garden's to the Rescue green infrastructure project funded by the Erb Family Foundation and coordinated by Friends of the Rouge and Sierra Club Michigan Chapter - Great Lakes Program. These garden's are serving not only to manage storm water but function as homes for pollinators and provide close to nature opportunities for home owners and neighbors.
Reason for ProjectEnvironmental Benefits

Project Details

Received Drainage CreditNo
Public or PrivatePrivate
DesignerCyndi Ross, Friends of the Rouge and Elois Moore, homeowner
InstallerFriends of the Rouge, Sierra Club and Elois Moore
MaintainerElois Moore
Project Owner TypeResidential
Practice Width10.00 ft
Practice Length15.00 ft
Practice Area150 sq ft
Acres Managed0.01 Acres
Million Gallons Managed Annually0.01 million gallons
Storm Event Size1 inch
UnderdrainNo
Project Cost$800
Annual Maintenance Cost$100
Big Grams Rain Garden