North-End Rain Garden

Project type
Trail & Greenway
Completed August 2018
Migrated automatically.

Another rain garden has been added to Schuylkill Banks near Paine's Park. This garden helps control erosion, manage stormwater, create wildlife habitat, and looks good doing it!

Many thanks to the project sponsors:

• Coastal Zone Management Program (NOAA, PA DEP and PA Coastal Resources Management)
• Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area
• Schuylkill Action Network
• Philadelphia Water Department

Learn how to build your own rain garden here, learn about other ways to manage stormwater around your home here, and learn how the City is managing stormwater in your neighborhood here.

We are proud to announce that this project received the Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence in 2019! Learn more about the award here.