St. Suzanne Cody-Rouge Community Ctr. Rain Garden

11/14/2019
19321 CHICAGO
NeighborhoodFranklin Park
Practice Type
Multiple
    Additional Practice Type
  • Bioretention,DownspoutDisconnection
Project DescriptionThis bioretention garden is part of a sustainability initiative funded by the Erb Family Foundation and led by Detroit Future City. The initiative is called "Land + Water Works." It is a coalition of 10 organizations including Friends of the Rouge and Sierra Club. This beautiful garden is one of three that St. Suzanne Cody Rouge Community Resource Center has installed on their inviting campus. The garden's provide beauty and attract a variety of pollinators.
Reason for ProjectEnvironmental Benefits

Project Details

Received Drainage CreditNo
Public or PrivatePrivate
DesignerFriends of the Rouge (Cyndi Ross), St. Suzanne Cody Rouge Community Resource Center (Katie Little)
InstallerFriends of the Rouge, Sierra Club, St. Suzanne Cody Rouge Community Resource Center
MaintainerSt. Suzanne Cody Rouge Community Resource Center
Project Owner TypeNon-Profit
Practice Width17.50 ft
Practice Length24.00 ft
Practice Area420 sq ft
Acres Managed0.05 Acres
Million Gallons Managed Annually0.02 million gallons
Storm Event Size1.5
UnderdrainNo
Project Cost$1,500
Annual Maintenance Cost$200
St. Suzanne Cody-Rouge Community Ctr. Rain Garden