BEAUTY IN THE BACKWATERS
Eric Bowles Images
Zonolite Park
Boundaries, Context, Existing Conditions
Zonolite Park
Sub Watersheds and Waterflow to the Creek
Zonolite
Park
FLOODPLAIN
SOILS
VEGETATION
Creek Indian Pottery Native American Villages and Trails Map Bent Tree Trail Marker
Before there was Peachtree Street, the...
MILLS AND FARMLAND 1892 Koch Map
Dave Kaufman Image
INCREASING DEVELOPMENT
1928
Zonolite Park
Historic Site Evolution
Zonolite
Park
1949
1949 1960
1972 1978 1993
Zonolite Park
Site Evolution- COA and EPA Photos
Zonolite Park
Master Plan
Zonolite Park
EPA Remediation Process
Zonolite Park
Zonolite Park Plan
Zonolite Park
Zonolite Park - Habitat Diversification
Zonolite Park
Planting Plan
Zonolite Park
Community Stewardship
Eric Bowles Images
Eric Bowles Images
Zonolite Park
Nickel Bottom Community Garden Plan
Zonolite Park
NickelBottomGarden.Com
Zonolite Park
Community Garden Fundraising and Sponsorship
Coca-Cola Volunteers
Water is:
• Main ingredient in all of our beverages
• Essential to our manufacturing processes
• Life-sustaining resource ...
Source
Water
Water Replenishment
Goal: To replace every drop of water
we use in our beverages and their
production
REDUCE
...
GEORGIA - Etowah River Basin Protection &
Restoration for Metro Atlanta Drinking Water Watershed
Protected Amicalola Creek...
Developing smart irrigations systems to decrease agricultural
groundwater use to support Flint River habitats while preser...
Rainwater Harvesting for
Community Gardens
City of Refuge homeless center’s urban food desert sustainable agriculture
gard...
Fernbank Museum of Natural History Rain Garden
Coke bottle-shaped
Stormwater Infiltration Gardens
Maryland Heights Bottlin...
When it Rains….We Store
Watering a Garden
Bob Drew – President SERHSA, Founder Ecovie
SERHSA Mission Statement
Achieve widespread adoption of rainwater
collection in Georgia through legislation,
promotion, ed...
Starting Point
4 Acres Impermeable –
Asphalt below accumulated
soil
Up to 5.4 Million Gallons
Runoff/Year to South Fork
PT...
Starting Point
Rainwater Plan
Supply 120k Gallons/Year- Year Round Demand
Mitigate 300,000 Gallons Stormwater/Year
Up to 14,000
Square Fe...
Conveyance Pipe
To Tanks
Water Capture
Tank Design
Calmed Inlet
8” Feed8” Overflow to Bio Retention
800 µ Filter
To Irrigation
Floating
Intake
Pump
Cross Connect...
Fantastic
Outreach
Opportunity
Model
Partnership
Great Example
Stormwater
Rainwater
Onsite
Stormwater
5.7 MGY
Self Suffici...
“When The Well Is Dry,
We Shall Know the
Value of Water”
Ben Franklin
Zonolite Park
Emory
SOUTH FORK CONSERVANCY TRAILS
MASTER PLAN
South Fork Conservancy
Phase One Trail System
Zonolite Park
South Fork Conservancy – Peachtree Creek Greenway
Zonolite Trails
South Fork Conservancy – Peachtree Creek Greenway
Low Impact Trail Character
South Fork Conservancy – Peachtree Creek Greenway
Habitat Restoration and Diversification
PARTNERSHIPS
Atlanta Rain Barrel Partners have received over 4,000 Coke syrup
drums. Over 38,000 rain barrel drums have be...
COLLABORATORS – PARTIAL LIST
South Fork Conservancy
• Park Pride
• Atlanta Botanical Garden Center for Plant Conservation
...
Zonolite Park
Community Stewardship
END
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2014 Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference
Presenters are Susan Stainback, Bob Drew, & Rena Ann Stricker

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Beauty in the backwaters

  1. 1. BEAUTY IN THE BACKWATERS Eric Bowles Images
  2. 2. Zonolite Park Boundaries, Context, Existing Conditions
  3. 3. Zonolite Park Sub Watersheds and Waterflow to the Creek Zonolite Park
  4. 4. FLOODPLAIN
  5. 5. SOILS
  6. 6. VEGETATION
  7. 7. Creek Indian Pottery Native American Villages and Trails Map Bent Tree Trail Marker Before there was Peachtree Street, there was Peachtree Creek. Its waters formed the spine of human community where Atlanta began. ORIGINS
  8. 8. MILLS AND FARMLAND 1892 Koch Map
  9. 9. Dave Kaufman Image
  10. 10. INCREASING DEVELOPMENT
  11. 11. 1928 Zonolite Park Historic Site Evolution Zonolite Park
  12. 12. 1949 1949 1960 1972 1978 1993 Zonolite Park Site Evolution- COA and EPA Photos
  13. 13. Zonolite Park Master Plan
  14. 14. Zonolite Park EPA Remediation Process
  15. 15. Zonolite Park Zonolite Park Plan
  16. 16. Zonolite Park Zonolite Park - Habitat Diversification
  17. 17. Zonolite Park Planting Plan
  18. 18. Zonolite Park Community Stewardship
  19. 19. Eric Bowles Images
  20. 20. Eric Bowles Images
  21. 21. Zonolite Park Nickel Bottom Community Garden Plan
  22. 22. Zonolite Park NickelBottomGarden.Com
  23. 23. Zonolite Park Community Garden Fundraising and Sponsorship
  24. 24. Coca-Cola Volunteers
  25. 25. Water is: • Main ingredient in all of our beverages • Essential to our manufacturing processes • Life-sustaining resource for communities and ecosystems • Key component in our ingredients • At risk in many areas of the world We are: • World’s largest and most recognized beverage company • Our products are liquids and consumers easily link water use to our business Global Context 200+ Countries we operate in 300+ Franchise bottling partners 450+ Number of brands, worldwide 900+ Manufacturing plants 1,500,000+ Servings per day We operate in all but two countries Business Case for Water Sustainability
  26. 26. Source Water Water Replenishment Goal: To replace every drop of water we use in our beverages and their production REDUCE improve water-use efficiency by20% RECYCLE return wastewater treated to standards supporting aquatic life REPLENISH increase availability to people & nature Watering your garden using rainwater harvested by rain barrels returns water to nature
  27. 27. GEORGIA - Etowah River Basin Protection & Restoration for Metro Atlanta Drinking Water Watershed Protected Amicalola Creek in Dawson Forest from development (pavement) allowing continued recharge Coca-Cola employees and families planted 1400 trees to rehabilitate stream banks & removed a dam to restore Raccoon Creek
  28. 28. Developing smart irrigations systems to decrease agricultural groundwater use to support Flint River habitats while preserving the region’s rural culture & productive economy – the farm. 36 Georgia – Flint River Watershed Sustainable Corn Farming
  29. 29. Rainwater Harvesting for Community Gardens City of Refuge homeless center’s urban food desert sustainable agriculture gardens are irrigated with rain barrels Coca-Cola funded Atlanta Botanical Gardens’ recycled water fountain
  30. 30. Fernbank Museum of Natural History Rain Garden Coke bottle-shaped Stormwater Infiltration Gardens Maryland Heights Bottling Plant Redirecting run-off from parking lot via cut curbs Reduces run-off by 200 gallons for 1”of rainfall
  31. 31. When it Rains….We Store Watering a Garden Bob Drew – President SERHSA, Founder Ecovie
  32. 32. SERHSA Mission Statement Achieve widespread adoption of rainwater collection in Georgia through legislation, promotion, education, and professionalism •• Added Water SupplyAdded Water Supply •• Reduced RunoffReduced Runoff •• Drought ManagementDrought Management •• Cleaner WaterCleaner Water
  33. 33. Starting Point 4 Acres Impermeable – Asphalt below accumulated soil Up to 5.4 Million Gallons Runoff/Year to South Fork PTC Developed Site Run Off Drainage – Floataway Creek No Water Service - Community Garden - Orchard - Landscape
  34. 34. Starting Point
  35. 35. Rainwater Plan Supply 120k Gallons/Year- Year Round Demand Mitigate 300,000 Gallons Stormwater/Year Up to 14,000 Square Feet 8” Conveyance Pipe 2 x 7,000 Gal Tanks Irrigation Spigots – Gardens Controlled – Orchard and Landscape
  36. 36. Conveyance Pipe To Tanks Water Capture
  37. 37. Tank Design Calmed Inlet 8” Feed8” Overflow to Bio Retention 800 µ Filter To Irrigation Floating Intake Pump Cross Connect to Tank 2
  38. 38. Fantastic Outreach Opportunity Model Partnership Great Example Stormwater Rainwater Onsite Stormwater 5.7 MGY Self Sufficient Water Supply 120kgal/year Water Management in Action Workshops, PR, Education Meets Everyone’s Objectives Summary
  39. 39. “When The Well Is Dry, We Shall Know the Value of Water” Ben Franklin
  40. 40. Zonolite Park Emory
  41. 41. SOUTH FORK CONSERVANCY TRAILS MASTER PLAN
  42. 42. South Fork Conservancy Phase One Trail System Zonolite Park
  43. 43. South Fork Conservancy – Peachtree Creek Greenway Zonolite Trails
  44. 44. South Fork Conservancy – Peachtree Creek Greenway Low Impact Trail Character
  45. 45. South Fork Conservancy – Peachtree Creek Greenway Habitat Restoration and Diversification
  46. 46. PARTNERSHIPS Atlanta Rain Barrel Partners have received over 4,000 Coke syrup drums. Over 38,000 rain barrel drums have been donated by plants across USA & Canada since 2008. Chattahoochee Riverkeeper City of Atlanta Hands On Atlanta City of Refuge Homeless Shelter Upper Etowah River Alliance Habitat for Humanity West Atlanta Watershed Assoc. City of Gainesville Forsyth, Fulton, Cobb Counties Newtown Florists Soque River Watershed Assoc. Coke ingredient drum rain barrels offer sustainable school vegetable garden watering solution
  47. 47. COLLABORATORS – PARTIAL LIST South Fork Conservancy • Park Pride • Atlanta Botanical Garden Center for Plant Conservation • Trees Atlanta • Georgia Native Plant Society • Perkins + Will Urban planning • Numerous community associations • NewFields Environmental Consulting • Emory University • Georgia River Stewards • Coca-Cola Water Sustainability • S.H.E.R.S.H.A; EcoVie • Sylvatica Studio Landscape Architecture and Ecological Planning • And the list is growing……
  48. 48. Zonolite Park Community Stewardship
  49. 49. END
  50. 50. Eric Bowles Images

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