Project Profile:

Veterans Administration Hospital

Project Summary

Using Rainstore3 underground for stormwater collection and detention allows for other uses of the site above ground. The Veterans Administration has used our products on other sites in the U.S. Please check our Project Profiles for other uses for fire lanes and for stabilizing grave markers at our national cemeteries.

Address

500 West Fort Street, Boise, ID

Install Size

672 units and 432 units, two sites

Designer

N.A.

Contractor

Track Utilities, PO Box 6766, Boise, ID 83707, Contact Shane Mason, 208-362-1780

Project Gallery

An Underground-Water Retention System was installed at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Boise, Idaho, using Rainstore3.
The Rainstore3 is presently located beneath the portable building shown in this photo which is taken from the rear loading dock. Keep in mind that this building could be removed when you visit this site.
An Underground Cistern was installed at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Boise, Idaho, using Rainstore3.
Lowest point in this paved area just west of the loading dock and directly south of the Rainstore3 provides a collection point.
Stormwater Storage was achieved at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Boise, Idaho, using Rainstore3.
Beneath this Medical Administration Building T-110 is the present location of the Rainstore3.
Rainwater Harvesting was achieved at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Boise, Idaho, using Rainstore3.
This photo shows you the relationship of the Medical Admin Bldg in relationship to the main VA Hospital and the loading dock.
Subsurface-Stormwater Detention was achieved at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Boise, Idaho, using Rainstore3.
All the stormwater from this pavement area drains into the collection point shown in the other photo at the southern end of the Rainstore3 location.
Rainwater Storage was achieved at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Boise, Idaho, using Rainstore3.
There is another Rainstore3 installation on this side of the property at the Medical Center Nursing Home. Note the large inlet which accepts stormwater from the parking lot behind the camera.