Brief description of rain garden:
This rain garden was installed at Waikiki Aquarium with the help of aquarium staff and volunteers. Rain garden is roughly 150 square feet and captures rain water from a 1,250 sq foot roof. There are eight different types of native plants and over 130 plants total.
April 8, 2014
Rain garden is capturing water from which impervious surface?
Approximate square footage of impervious surface the rain garden is treating:
Approximate square footage of rain garden:
Describe how the water is routed to the rain garden:
Down spout was re-routed and buried under ground into the rain garden.
Pre-build infiltration rate (in/hour):
Did you amend your soil to increase permeability?
If yes, what did you use to amend the soil?
Mulch and compost and clay
List some of the plants used in the rain garden:
pauohiiaka, kupukupu, hibiscus, carex, mauakiaki, ohai, akia, naupakapapa, illima papa