Plasti-Fab provides its customers with moulded expanded polystyrene product solutions for constructing energy efficient buildings, floatation for marine construction, lightweight fill and compressible fill for geotechnical construction projects, and component solutions for original equipment manufacturers.
873L infiltration gallery soaks up water from the south-west corner downspout.
6,125 L rain garden (2.5m X 8m X 0.5m) Overflow from the above ground cistern is piped into a 500L below ground cistern that will feed a bubbling water feature in St. John’s planned contemplation garden.
1,225L rain garden (2m X 2m X 0.5m) soaks up water from the east corner downspout.
Location: 1214 Union Street, Kitchener, Ontario
Maximum Capacity: 8,223L
Estimated Diversion Per Year: 205,000L
Project Cost: $5,150
(Eavestroughs realignment $1,000, infiltration gallery $2,150, rain gardens $2,000)
Payback Period: Plasti-Fab now receives a stormwater credit from the City of Kitchener for their pre-existing stormwater management controls along with the newly installed features. This has resulted in a payback period of less than 5 years.