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City of Columbia Water and Wastewater Management Facility

Columbia, S.C.

An abandoned site reimagined and reinvigorated.

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Location: Columbia, SC

Date of Completion: May 2017

Green Roof System: Roofmeadow

Size: 14,000 sqft

Irrigation: Temporary

Plant Material: Native and Ornamental Grasses and Perennials

LRI Role: Plant Design, Installation, and Maintenance

Architect: Watson Tate Savory

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City of Columbia Water and Wastewater Management Facility

The City of Columbia’s Water and Waste Water Management Facility, or City Water as it is also known, is a prime example of adaptive reuse and how a brownfield and abandoned site can be revitalized and positively impact and uplift the surrounding community. The green roof and a series of rain gardens that capture stormwater are only two of the many innovative features of this LEED GOLD project. 

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