Project Profile:

Forest Hills Foods

Project Summary

Stormwater detention under parking. Site restrictions made a pipe and gravel system or an arched chamber system impossible. Rainstore3 was the only choice.

Address

Grand River Avenue, Ada, MI

Install Size

See Photos

Designer

Engineers – MHB Paradigm Design Inc., 550 Three Mile Rd NW # B, Grand Rapids, MI 49544-8223, contact Brian Holleman, (616) 785-5656

Contractor

Velting Contractors, Inc. 3060 Breton Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512-1787, contact Scott Velting at 616-949-6660

Project Gallery

Subsurface-water retention was installed under the parking lot at Forest Hills Foods, Ada, Michigan, using Rainstore2.
Front facade of busy food store.
Underground-water storage was installed under the parking lot at Forest Hills Foods, Ada, Michigan, using Rainstore2.
Darkened asphalt shows the probable footprint of the Rainstore3 installation. Note the inlet in the empty parking space.
Stormwater storage was installed under the parking lot at Forest Hills Foods, Ada, Michigan, using Rainstore2.
View of back of store showing the darker asphalt area with the inlet near the red car.
Underground-rainwater storage was installed under the parking lot at Forest Hills Foods, Ada, Michigan, using Rainstore2.
Water shed area is quite large. All this concrete surfaced parking lot would drain toward the one inlet.
Stormwater chamber was installed under the parking lot at Forest Hills Foods, Ada, Michigan, using Rainstore2.
Another view of the Rainstore3 location beneath the parked cars.