Publix Supermarket in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Rainstore3 made it possible for the grocer to use this limited site by installing three separate chambers. The designers utilized Rainstore3’s unique ability to be installed in a non-rectangular fashion to allow for tree cut-outs and to fit the footprint of their site. 23,184 pieces of Rainstore3 will be used to store over 75,000 cubic feet of water. Tree cut-outs and and other obstacles are no match for Rainstore3’flexibility. 3 Oaks, from Johns Island (in Charleston, SC - owner Steve Green) installed 575,000 gallons of storage in under 30 working days. That was all excavation, placing 6 inches of stone and sand to give them more "freeboard" because of the high water table, all the geogrid, geofabric and Rainstore3 installed and covered. The owner is delighted, because Rainstore3 was The only product available in North America capable of solving their water storage problems within the confines of their relatively tight parcel of land. It allowed this job to happen.
1435 Ben Sawyer Blvd.
23,184 Rainstore3 units to store 75,000 cu ft.
CSE - Civil Site Engineering, David Lynch P.E.
Three Oaks Construction, Johns Island, SC
Workers unroll the fabric just above the geogrid layer.
Stacks of Rainstore3 units are offloaded from the trucks and nearly ready to be placed into the detention system area.
A mechanical lift (in this case a fork lift) makes installation go swiftly in larger jobs. Rainstore3 units can be moved into the excavated area and workers can easily move them to the final position.
Workers place the Rainstore3 cell stacks into the detention excavation.
The tree/landscaping cutout is surrounded by the Rainstore3 units.
This view shows the unique zig-zag design capabilities of Rainstore3. Workers place fabric above the Rainstore3 units and above a layer of geogrid.