New Georgia Tech Open Space and Vegetated Stormwater Feature is Thriving Among Record Heat

Not even a year into its first growing season, the newly renovated Peters Park on the campus of Georgia Tech is looking great.  The sensible use of native and adapted plants and proper soil amendments has ensured that, even in this period of historically warm temperatures, the newly built landscape is surviving- and thriving.  One of the most unique features of this park and plaza area is this bioretention pond and stormwater flume, intended to promote the infiltration of runoff while relying on natural processes to increase water quality.

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