SlideShow

  • Drainage improvements designed to reduce flooding
  • New rain garden captures runoff and improves water quality
  • New extended-detention water quality basin
  • The lake bank has been stabilized to reduce erosion and protect water quality
  • Newly constructed rain garden
  • New 38-foot pedestrian bridge replaces the older, deteriorating structure
  • The water quality basins near the zoo compost area have been constructed and seeded
  • The lake bank has been stabilized to reduce erosion and protect water quality
  • Two islands in the lake have been joined and stabilized to increase the space for the lemurs, reduce erosion and protect water quality
  • Water quality basin under construction in the african exhibit area. The basin will filter runoff from the exhibit to protect the creek
  • Water quality basins constructed to filter runoff from the zoo compost storage area
  • Creating access for machinery to reconstruct the lake islands
  • The pedestrian bridge over the creek will be replaced
  • Water quality basins with native plants in this exhibit will reduce and filter runoff
  • Future rain garden location near the lion exhibit
  • Bank erosion on the lake islands and shoreline will be stabilized
  • Future rain garden location

Show previous set of thumbnails

Show next set of thumbnails

◄ Back to Dickerson Park Zoo Water Quality Improvements photos