Heritage Hall Bioswale

Quick facts:

When Gem Lake and White Bear Township built Heritage Hall in 2007, this 3,500 square foot raingarden was installed to infiltrate and treat stormwater from the part of the building and its parking lot.

Funding:

The raingarden was partially funded by a VLAWMO cost share, and the rest was covered by the building cost of the Hall.

Reason for project:

The raingarden was installed to capture stormwater from the newly-constructed building, while planting native species. The raingarden also helps towards White Bear Township’s MS4 permitting goals.

Construction:

The basin was constructed along with the building in 2007. 

Results:

After weeding and replanting in 2010, the basin functions to infiltrate stormwater and capture and treat nutrients and pollutants.

Search projects

Polar Chevrolet Parking Lot

A parking lot renovation featuring shoreline restoration and sand-iron treatment filters.

East Goose Lake Limited Access Boat Launch

A limited access boat launch for East Goose Lake management.

County Road F Curb-Cut Raingarens

A series of curb-cut raingardens in the East Goose Lake subwatershed.

Lakeaires Elementary Raingarden

A public raingarden treating stormwater reducing erosion in the East Goose Lake subwatershed.

Whitaker Treatment Wetlands

An engineered wetland in White Bear Township to treat polluted stormwater runoff at the headwaters of Lambert Creek.

East & West Goose Lakes Aquatic Plant Surveys

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