Residential Stormwater BMP’s in  the Kinnickinnic Watershed: Part of a Long View towards Water Resources on              M...
The Kinnickinnic River Watershed:
Local Project Context:• Implement Recommendations of the  Kinnickinnic River Corridor  Neighborhood Plan  – Flood Manageme...
KK River Corridor Neighborhood Plan
Project Summary:• Test out a project approach  – Bring stormwater outreach and education    to an underserved population  ...
Project Approach:1. Select Target Area  •   Neighborhood and property      characteristics  •   Stormwater conveyance & tr...
Project Approach:1. Engage, Educate and   Recruit Participants  •   Bilingual introductory      materials  •   Door to doo...
Instalaciones ecológicas (BMPs)
Project Approach:1. Plan, Design & Build BMP’s  •   Respond to property owners’ interests      and limitations & property ...
Acuerdo de Colaboración y de MantenimientoPartnership and Maintenance Agreement                 DUEÑO DE CASA ~ HOME OWNER...
Acuerdo de Colaboración y de MantenimientoPartnership and Maintenance Agreement       ORGANIZACIONES ASOCIADAS~PARTNER ORG...
Project Approach:1. Monitor for Impact  •   Determine drainage areas at the outset  •   Verify on-the-ground conditions  •...
Project Results:“Pilot” Target Area – S. 15th
Project Results:Replicated Target Areas – S. 14th and 16th Streets•   Recruitment Fall    2011•   Initial Installations   ...
Next Up:Lyons Park Creek Subwatershed
Other Efforts: Pocket Park
Other Efforts: Environmental Education
Final Acknowledgements:• Project Partners  – Groundwork Milwaukee  – Milwaukee Riverkeeper  – Sixteenth Street Community H...
Clean Rivers, Clean Lake 8 -- Home BMPs in the KK -- Ben Gramling
Clean Rivers, Clean Lake 8 -- Home BMPs in the KK -- Ben Gramling
Clean Rivers, Clean Lake 8 -- Home BMPs in the KK -- Ben Gramling
Clean Rivers, Clean Lake 8 -- Home BMPs in the KK -- Ben Gramling
Clean Rivers, Clean Lake 8 -- Home BMPs in the KK -- Ben Gramling
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Clean Rivers, Clean Lake 8 -- Home BMPs in the KK -- Ben Gramling

  1. 1. Residential Stormwater BMP’s in the Kinnickinnic Watershed: Part of a Long View towards Water Resources on Milwaukee’s South Side Ben Gramling Sixteenth Street Community Health Center Milwaukee, Wisconsin April 30, 2012
  2. 2. The Kinnickinnic River Watershed:
  3. 3. Local Project Context:• Implement Recommendations of the Kinnickinnic River Corridor Neighborhood Plan – Flood Management along the KK – Leverage Additional Community Investment (Housing, Parks & Open Space, Infrastructure, Educational Programming, Stormwater Management)• Consistent with Findings of the KK Watershed Restoration Plan
  4. 4. KK River Corridor Neighborhood Plan
  5. 5. Project Summary:• Test out a project approach – Bring stormwater outreach and education to an underserved population – Cluster Best Management Practices in a residential setting – maximize local participation – Monitor to quantify the impact• Expand the reach through replication
  6. 6. Project Approach:1. Select Target Area • Neighborhood and property characteristics • Stormwater conveyance & treatment characteristics • Ability to recruit participants
  7. 7. Project Approach:1. Engage, Educate and Recruit Participants • Bilingual introductory materials • Door to door canvassing, phone calls, 1-on-1 and group meetings • Demonstrate what we are talking about
  8. 8. Instalaciones ecológicas (BMPs)
  9. 9. Project Approach:1. Plan, Design & Build BMP’s • Respond to property owners’ interests and limitations & property characteristics • Recognize ongoing maintenance requirements • Execute a partnership agreement • Involve owners and their neighbors in the construction
  10. 10. Acuerdo de Colaboración y de MantenimientoPartnership and Maintenance Agreement DUEÑO DE CASA ~ HOME OWNER • Estar presente durante las visitas a su casa • Dar opinión sobre el diseño de la instalación 3. Mantener el área de implementación sin obstáculos (muebles, carros, mascotas) 4. Dar acceso a la propiedad (durante implementación y monitoreo) 5. Dar permiso para poner un letrero sobre el proyecto 6. Mantener la instalación (regar, desmalezar, etc. los jardines de lluvia o jardines en zanja. Vaciar y guardar los barriles de lluvia durante el invierno) 7. Tomar responsabilidad por cualquier gasto financiero asociado con jardinería (trabajo en el patio) separado de este proyecto. ¿ESTÁ DE ACUERDO?
  11. 11. Acuerdo de Colaboración y de MantenimientoPartnership and Maintenance Agreement ORGANIZACIONES ASOCIADAS~PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS 1. Efectuar la implementación de instalaciones ecológicas dentro de un plazo (periodo de tiempo) acordado con los dueños de las propiedades participantes. 3. Ofrecer orientación y proporcionar materiales de información sobre el mantenimiento adecuado de las instalaciones ecológicas. 3. Proporcionar documentación de renuncia a derechos de compensación para proteger a los dueños de propiedades ante cualquier accidente del personal/equipo de construcción dentro de la propiedad.
  12. 12. Project Approach:1. Monitor for Impact • Determine drainage areas at the outset • Verify on-the-ground conditions • Craft monitoring plan for upstream/downstream comparison (in the pipe) and pre/post construction
  13. 13. Project Results:“Pilot” Target Area – S. 15th
  14. 14. Project Results:Replicated Target Areas – S. 14th and 16th Streets• Recruitment Fall 2011• Initial Installations Fall 2011• Ongoing Installations & Recruitment 2012• Monitoring 2012-13
  15. 15. Next Up:Lyons Park Creek Subwatershed
  16. 16. Other Efforts: Pocket Park
  17. 17. Other Efforts: Environmental Education
  18. 18. Final Acknowledgements:• Project Partners – Groundwork Milwaukee – Milwaukee Riverkeeper – Sixteenth Street Community Health Center – Southeastern WI Watersheds Trust, Inc.• Key Funders – Fund for Lake Michigan – Joyce Foundation – WI Coastal Management Program

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