Newsom Family Rain Garden

NeighborhoodEast Village
Practice Type
    Additional Practice Type
  • DownspoutDisconnection,RainGarden
Project DescriptionThis beautifully designed rain garden is part of the Rain Garden's to the Rescue" program. The program is funded by the Erb Family Foundation and managed by Friends of the Rouge and Sierra Club Michigan Chapter.
The family loves their garden that helps with the environment, provides educational opportunities and beautifies their home
Reason for ProjectEnvironmental Benefits

Project Details

Received Drainage CreditNo
Public or PrivatePrivate
DesignerFriends of the Rouge (Cyndi Ross), Angela Newsom
InstallerFriends of the Rouge, Sierra Club, Project Owner
MaintainerProject Owner - Angela Newsom
Project Owner TypeResidential
Practice Width11.00 ft
Practice Length20.00 ft
Practice Area220 sq ft
Acres Managed0.01 Acres
Million Gallons Managed Annually0.01 million gallons
Storm Event Size1 inch
Project Cost$1,000
Annual Maintenance Cost$100
Newsom Family Rain Garden