St. Mary's of Redford Rain Garden

NeighborhoodGrand River-St Marys
Practice Type
    Additional Practice Type
  • Bioretention,DownspoutDisconnection
Project DescriptionThis lovely rain garden is part of the Rain Garden's to the Rescue family of gardens funded by Erb Family Foundation. Friends of the Rouge serves as Project Manager along with Sierra Club Michigan Chapter's Great Lakes Program. The rain garden sits along the southwest corner of this historic church providing a rainbow of colors for parishioners and those passing by also providing educational opportunities around nature-based solutions to water quality improvements.
Reason for ProjectEnvironmental Benefits

Project Details

Received Drainage CreditNo
Public or PrivatePrivate
DesignerFriends of the Rouge, Cyndi Ross & St. Mary's representatives: Brenda Cornish and Cassandra Logan
InstallerFriends of the Rouge, Sierra Club, Cassandra Logan
MaintainerBrenda Cornish / Cassandra Logan
Project Owner TypeFaith-Based
Practice Width10.00 ft
Practice Length18.00 ft
Practice Area180 sq ft
Acres Managed0.02 Acres
Million Gallons Managed Annually0.01 million gallons
Storm Event Size1 inch
Project Cost$1,000
Annual Maintenance Cost$50
St. Mary's of Redford Rain Garden