Project Name: El Alamo Rain Garden Date completed: 2017
Location: El Alamo Street and E. Alameda; Santa Fe, NM: Googlemap of location
Description: Bio-retention cells (or Bio-cells are one of the most widely used green infrastructure practices for managing stormwater. They have an engineered sub-grade designed to capture, filter, and increase infiltration of stormwater runoff. Design volume for this installation is 167,000 gallons per year based on average storm rainfall (1/4) inch and the average number of precipitation days per year.
Landscape Design: Seeds of Wisdom, Urban Landscape Design
Project Construction: Youthworks
Project Coordination: City of Santa Fe
Project Administration: City of Santa Fe
Project Funding: City of Santa Fe