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Flood Control District of Maricopa County

Focus: Train 25 professionals in green infrastructure techniques and create a highly visible demonstration site for green infrastructure features. 


  • Two curb cuts to harvest up to 10,000 gallons of rainwater and stormwater each year
  • 40 native trees to create parking lot shade and reduce urban heat island effect
  • Tall pots tree technology to promote tree health and longevity
Project Start Date:
Mar 2016
Site Type:
Trees Planted:
40 Trees
Features Implemented: Rain Garden/Passive Harvesting Curb Cut/Core
Site before photo
Site after photo
Harry Cooper from Flood Control: excited about water harvesting!
Digging basins and adding plants
Tall pot tree
Curb cuts take water from the parking lot to plants in the landscape