Farrell Park Constructed Wetland

Location

Farrell Park parking lot (off of Swift Street)

Description

Construction of a gravel stormwater treatment wetland to collect and treat stormwater runoff from the Farrell Park parking area. The gravel parking lot is 0.75 acres and runoff previously flowed untreated into Potash Brook.

Benefit

The project will reduce the amount of sediment and nutrients (e.g. phosphorus and nitrogen) flowing to Potash Brook.

Gravel wetland
Gravel wetland after initial planting
Design plans
Design plans for wetland

 

Best Management Practices

Gravel stormwater treatment wetland

Dates/Timeline

2008

Total Project Value

$21,500

Funding Sources

Stormwater Utility Funds, EPA Grant

Project Partners

Winooski Natural Resource Conservation District, EcoSolutions LLC

Last Updated: 11/2009