Rhode Island
Green Infrastructure Coalition

Image Credit: Wenley Ferguson

One of the new rain gardens at Rogers High School.

Image Credit: Wenley Ferguson

A paved swale leading to a storm drain.

Image Credit: Wenley Ferguson

A storm drain before the installation of a rain garden.

Project: Rogers High School

Location: Newport Map It


Rain gardens were installed at the Ruggles entrance to Rogers High and near the west parking lot, while pavement was removed from parking area by the auditorium at the front of the school and in an area between the 100-200-300 wings on the campus.

Building Roof Tops174,727 SF
Parking and Driveway Surfaces110,330 SF
Dilapidated Asphalt17,902 SF
Total Impervious Surface Area302,959 SF

Project Data Sheet