Case
Study

67

Points
Project Name
Union City Firestation #3
Address
33942 7th St, Union City, CA
Project Owner/Developer
Union City
Bay Friendly Rater
Geoff Hall
Year Completed
2008
Landscape Size
29,935 sq ft
Grounds Open To Public?
Yes
Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape Score
67 points
Bay-Friendly Landscape Highlights
  • Recycled flyash displaced 30% of cement in the landscape concrete
  • Compost and natural soil amendments used to bring soil organic matter up to 5%
  • 100% of plant species require infrequent or occasional water
  • No turf installed
  • Bioswale treats roof and paving runoff
  • More than 30 distinct species planted to increase biodiversity, create beneficial wildlife habitat and reduce pest & disease problems.
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