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Spring Ford High School Project Details
Thu Mar 19, 2009
One acre in size, a traditional detention basin on the school campus drained 65 acres of parking lots and playing fields. Retrofitting the large basin slowed stormwater runoff volume and pollution to the Mingo Creek.
Date: Jul, 14, 2009
At the Spring-Ford High School, a very large traditional basin of about one acre in size once captured runoff from 65 acres of parking lots and playing fields before discharging into the Mingo Creek. The Montgomery County Conservation District recognized the opportunity to slow and improve the quality of stormwater runoff entering the Mingo Creek by installing a retro-fit project in the existing basin.