Green Infrastructure Coalition, A project of the Environment Council of RI
Green Infrastructure Coalition

Project: J. T. Owens Park Rain Garden

Image Credit: Meg Kerr
Image Credit: Meg Kerr

Location: Providence Map It


This vegetated infiltration basin at the corner of Niantic Avenue and Swanton Street helps prevent stormwater runoff in the neighborhood from reaching Mashapaug Pond. The runoff will flow to a rain garden and soak through permeable soils into the groundwater.

The installation will:

Additional information about this project is available on the US EPA website.

Project Fact Sheet