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FXBI Wetland Ppt


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Constructed stormwater wetland at F. X. Browne, Inc. headquarters in Lansdale, PA.

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FXBI Wetland Ppt

  1. 1. Using Constructed Wetlands to Filter Parking Lot Stormwater Runoff Designed by F. X. Browne, Inc. Funded by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
  2. 2. F. X. Browne, Inc. Constructed Stormwater Wetland Project <ul><li>Location : 1101 South Broad Street, Lansdale, PA </li></ul><ul><li>Cost : $5,000 grant from the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, $3,000 in-kind services from F. X. Browne, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Construction time : Less than two weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Wetland Design : Native plantings, reconstructed channel designed to slow stormwater flows, wetland vegetation to filter out stormwater pollutants. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Before Construction – Original Stormwater Detention Basin
  4. 4. Construction Begins
  5. 5. Wetland flow path is re-graded to slow stormwater, improving filtration Wetland soil is added to support plantings
  6. 6. New Wetland After Planting
  7. 7. One Month After Installation
  8. 8. Ten Months After Installation (Spring)
  9. 9. One Year After Installation
  10. 10. Completed Wetland
  11. 11. Parking lot runoff