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Latham Business Park Wet Swale

Wet Swale at Latham Business Park in Albany CountyDescription

This wet swale is an example of green infrastructure in an industrial setting. The wet swale was constructed as a narrow open drainage channel designed to retain water for water quality treatment. It treats stormwater runoff from impervious surfaces on a 2.5 acre business park lot.

Site Location

  • Site Address: 43 British American Boulevard Latham, NY 12110
  • Town: Latham
  • County: Albany
  • Land Use of Site: Business Park
  • Can Site be visited?: Yes
  • Location on Site: Before building 43 on the left.

Practice Information Details

  • Intent of Design: Water quality treatment through biological wetland matrix.
  • Stormwater Management Capacity: Not Determined
  • Year of Installation: Not Determined
  • Plant Material Used: Cattails and other native vegetation.
  • Annual Operational and Maintenance: None
  • Required Zoning Change or Special Permit: None

Design Construction and Maintenance Information

  • Designed by: Tectonic Engineering
  • Cost of Design: Undisclosed

Contact for Additional Site Information:

Site Owner
Mike Connors
4 British American Boulevard
Latham, NY 12110