When it rains, water washes over parking lots picking up pollutants like oil, garbage, sediment, and gasoline. Without stormwater management, this pollution would run directly into the river. At this site, the bioretention facility intercepts such pollutants before they can reach the Saint Jones River.
Erected 2009 by Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
Location. 39° 9.488′ N, 75° 31.133′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from Duke of York Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dover Light Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Delaware Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bayonets of the Revolution (within
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 524 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.