Knox County, Tenn., Receives Grant for Stormwater Demonstration Park

On Nov. 9, the Tennessee Healthy Watershed Initiative announced $750,000 for nine watershed improvement projects. Knox County was awarded $95,400 in funding to complete Phase 2 of the Harrell Road Stormwater Demonstration Park. The 6-ha (15-ac) park is on a previously abandoned tract. A wetland will filter runoff, and the park will contain other stormwater controls, including a rain garden and pervious pavement, with descriptive signage. The park will include 1219 m (4000 ft) of trails and boardwalks for viewing birds and other wildlife. Read more.

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