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

Description:

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