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Pawling Subdivision Dry Swale


Dry Swale at a Pawling subdivision in Dutchess CountyThis dry swale is an example of green infrastructure in a residential setting. The swale was constructed to capture and treat runoff from impervious areas.

Site Location

  • Site Address: Tory Lane Pawling, NY 12564
  • Town: Pawling
  • County: Dutchess
  • Land Use of Site: Residential Neighborhood
  • Can Site be visited?: Yes
  • Location on Site: Along Tory Lane and various other roads within development.

Practice Information Details

  • Intent of Design: Capture, treat and convey stormwater runoff. Potential for reduction or elimination of stormwater pipe conveyance systems
  • Stormwater Management Capacity: Unknown
  • Year of Installation: Unknown
  • Plant Material Used: Grass
  • Annual Operational and Maintenance: Consistent with regular road and yarn maintenance.
  • Required Zoning Change or Special Permit: None

Contact for Additional Site Information:

Town of Pawling Planning Department