NRPCA Rain Gardens - Scarsdale Northeast

NeighborhoodNorth Rosedale Park
Practice Type
    Additional Practice Type
  • DisconnectedImpervious,DownspoutDisconnection,RainGarden
Project DescriptionThere are currently three (3) rain garden's. One taking runoff from a section of the roof and two taking runoff from the parking lot. These three are low engineered projects designed by landscape experts and installed by volunteers. Native plants were used and the soil was amended with rain garden mix including compost and sharp sand.
Reason for ProjectEnvironmental Benefits

Project Details

Received Drainage CreditNo
Public or PrivatePrivate
DesignerProject owner with help from Cyndi Ross
InstallerNRPCA project installer and NRPCA members and volunteers
MaintainerNRPCA garden club
Project Owner TypeNon-Profit
Practice Width10.00 ft
Practice Length20.00 ft
Practice Area200 sq ft
Acres Managed0.06 Acres
Million Gallons Managed Annually0.03 million gallons
Project Cost$3,000
Annual Maintenance Cost$50
NRPCA Rain Gardens - Scarsdale Northeast