Rain Garden Information


730 S. Church St., West Chester, PA 19383
The raingarden is a project from the Brandywine Valley Association's Red Streams Blue Program. The raingarden is installed at West Chester University in their Outdoor Classroom which is a demonstration area for many substainable practices. The raingarden was built around a large stormdrain and it intercepts runoff from adjacent driveways and sidewalks.
Map of the Rain Garden Above
Additional Details:
Property Type:Institution (School, etc.)
Number of Rain Gardens Per Site: 1
Approximate Rain Garden Sq. Ft: 100 Sq. Ft
Approximate Paved Surface Sq. Ft: 350 Sq. Ft
Is the Soil Amended to Increase Permeability: yes
Is A Drain Pipe/French Drain Installed: no
Number of Rain Barrels Per Site: 2
Were the downspouts disconnected from
the storm sewer system and installed a rain
barrel or diverted water to garden:
yes