New park taking shape in Prospect Park

[…] The group also collaborated with the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization. MWMO constructed a “stormwater park” on an adjacent plot. The park’s infrastructure collects and filters water into an underground storage tank.

The water will then be pumped into the new park’s shade structure an ultraviolet light will kill any remaining bacteria, said Marcy Bean, a capital projects and stewardship specialist at MWMO.

The water will be used to irrigate the community gardens and landscaping. Four apartment buildings in the area also have access to the treated water for landscaping irrigation. As the Towerside Innovation District grows, Bean said more developments will be welcome to reuse the stormwater.

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