Rain Garden Information


1 Trappe Road, Collegeville, PA 19426
A large rain garden was installed on Perkiomen Township property with partners Montgomery County Conservation District and Perkiomen Valley High School. The garden is part of a "treatment train" including a retrofitted/naturalized basin and 2 vegetated swales. Approximately 800 native plants were installed, selected for water use and habitat value (including milkweed).
Map of the Rain Garden Above
Additional Details:
Property Type:Public
Number of Rain Gardens Per Site: 1
Approximate Rain Garden Sq. Ft: 3034 Sq. Ft
Approximate Paved Surface Sq. Ft: 110293 Sq. Ft
Is the Soil Amended to Increase Permeability: yes
Is A Drain Pipe/French Drain Installed: yes
Number of Rain Barrels Per Site: 3
Were the downspouts disconnected from
the storm sewer system and installed a rain
barrel or diverted water to garden:
yes