The LaMars replaced their gutter and added rain chain that empties into a clay pot. The pot is connected to an underground pipe that discharges into a dry creek and then empties into a detention basin. The LaMars also installed water-saving irrigation and replaced their lawn with California Friendly vegatation.
Jeanne LaMar, “I wanted to pull out the turf in my front yard for water conservation, and then through the LID Project I learned how we could also improve water quality and have lower maintenance. We chose drought-tolerant plants that were most flowering and aromatic- I like to call it a ‘California Cottage’ theme.”
Who made it happen?:
LID Consultant Doug Kent