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Community Raingardens

Community Raingardens

The project was designed to meet the Como Lake Strategic Management Plan's objectives by improving water quality, reducing phosphorus inputs, and eliminating residential flooding. EOR completed a detailed study of the sub-watersheds through extensive hydrologic/hydraulic modeling and water quality evaluations using XP-SWMM and P8. EOR collaborated with the city of St. Paul's Public Works Department. The project included several components:

Component monitoring by the Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) shows that the facilities perform as good or better than the design process estimated.

Client Benefits

  • Multiple municipal, state, and national awards.
  • Exceeded phosphorus and runoff volume reduction targets.
  • $2.5 M in infrastructure savings and flood reduction.
  • Equitably distributed cost-sharing among municipal partners.

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