Compton Creek Natural Park at George Washington Elementary School

Compton Creek Natural Park at George Washington Elementary School

Compton Creek Natural Park at George Washington Elementary School Location: 941 W Cressey Street, Compton, CA 90222 The Compton Creek Natural Park at George Washington Elementary School changed an abandoned, muddy field into a three-acre restored park that includes a walking path, exercise equipment, and natural habitat for native plants and animals. It also includes an underground cistern with a…

Sun Valley Park Drain and Infiltration System

Sun Valley Park Drain and Infiltration System

Sun Valley Park Drain and Infiltration System Location: 8133 Vineland Ave, Sun Valley, CA 91352 The Sun Valley Park Drain and Infiltration System Project is a pilot project completed in 2006 by the Los Angeles County Flood Control District. The project alleviates flooding in the 21-acre residential area near the project. A storm drain system along Cantara Street captures stormwater and delivers…

Chatsworth Station Parking Lot

Chatsworth Station Parking Lot

Chatsworth Station Parking Lot Location: 10040 Old Depot Plaza Road, Chatsworth, CA 91311 Located at 10046 Old Depot Plaza, this Metrolink stormwater capture project was implemented to better manage stormwater runoff from a newly added section of the parking lot. A long, narrow bioswale planted with native grasses captures and filters the pollutants found in stormwater run-off. Once the water is…

Whitnall Highway Powerline Easement

Whitnall Highway Powerline Easement

Whitnall Highway Powerline Easement Location:  Whitnall Highway from Vineland Avenue to Cahuenga Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA Located in the San Fernando Valley along Whitnall Highway from Vineland to Cahuenga, the Whitnall Highway Power Line Easement project captures stormwater to infiltrate and recharge the San Fernando groundwater basin. The project is anticipated to capture and recharge 110 acre-feet of stormwater annually,…

Jeff Seymour Family Center

Jeff Seymour Family Center

Jeff Seymour Family Center Location: 10909 Emery Street, El Monte, CA 91731 The Jeff Seymour Family Center campus design is a direct result of listening to community members and partnering with the organizations on site to develop features that are unique and meaningful to the stakeholders of the Center. The transformation of the campus was made possible with the help of…

Edward Markham Middle School

Edward Markham Middle School

Edward Markham Middle School Location: 1650 E 104th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90002 After completing a Facilities Condition Assessments for several schools and identifying high priority repair projects that were also opportunities to integrate stormwater management strategies, Los Angeles Unified School District completed improvements to the Edwin Markham Middle School campus that included stormwater management strategies. These repair projects included permeable paving,…

Learning/Walking/Reading Garden

Learning/Walking/Reading Garden

Learning/Walking/Reading Garden at Braddock Drive Elementary School and Gifted Magnet Location: 4711 Inglewood Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90230 The 14,000 square-foot learning/walking/reading garden at Braddock Elementary provides an attractive amenity for the school and the local community while capturing one million gallons of stormwater each year. The garden consists of “islands” and “zones” of drought-tolerant native trees, grasses, and flowers that…

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