Christ The King School Rain Garden

NeighborhoodMcNichols Evergreen
Practice Type
Project DescriptionThis lovely bioretention garden is part of the Rain Garden's to the Rescue storm water mitigation project funded by the Erb Family Foundation and led by Friends of the Rouge with support from Sierra Club Michigan Chapter Great Lakes Program. These projects are wonderful examples of the support from the Detroit community for providing nature based solutions that both manage storm water and also improved the quality of life for all residents.
Reason for ProjectEnvironmental Benefits

Project Details

Received Drainage CreditNo
Public or PrivatePrivate
DesignerCyndi Ross, Friends of the Rouge
InstallerFriends of the Rouge, Sierra Club and Christ the King (Katie Little)
MaintainerKatie Little
Project Owner TypeFaith-Based
Practice Width20.00 ft
Practice Length25.00 ft
Practice Area500 sq ft
Acres Managed0.04 Acres
Million Gallons Managed Annually0.02 million gallons
Storm Event Size1 inch
Project Cost$1,200
Annual Maintenance Cost$150
Christ The King School Rain Garden