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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1000, Portland, OR 97204

Gabriel Skate Park Rain Garden

photo of Gabriel Park rain garden

 

Environmental Services completed the Gabriel Skate Park near SW Vermont and 45th in 2008 and constructed a large rain garden to treat the stormwater from the new impervious area. The rain garden moderates flows by retaining stormwater and allowing it to soak into the ground. Vegetation and soil in the raid garden filter pollutants from the runoff. Environmental Services and Portland Parks & Recreation worked together on the project.

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