A water garden at Fred Fletcher Park

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Fred Fletcher Park Wetland Repairs

Stormwater System Maintenance

We are repairing the man-made wetland at Fred Fletcher Park.The wetland is 10 years old. It's no longer functioning like it should. 

There are also invasive and overgrown plants in the wetland. We'll remove those when we do repairs. 

 

Project Details

 
Type:
Stormwater
Budget:
$50,000 (estimate)
Project Lead:
Stormwater Management
Contractors:
AECOM

Contact

 

Brad Stuart
Project Manager
919-996-4027

Lead Department:
Engineering Services
Participating Department:
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Unit:
Stormwater

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Planning

We are working with the consultant to develop a plan to:

  • Remove invasive plants; and,
  • Repair the wetland.

The plan should be completed early next year with repairs starting in the summer or fall.

We sprayed some of the invasive plants in fall 2021. The rest will be removed when we start construction.

Phase Contacts

 

Brad Stuart
Project Manager
919-996-4027

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Construction

Phase details coming soon. 

Phase Contacts

 

Brad Stuart
Project Manager
919-996-4027

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

Complete

Phase details coming soon. 

Phase Contacts

 

Brad Stuart
Project Manager
919-996-4027

Lead Department:
Engineering Services

The man-made wetland in Fred Fletcher Park. The plants in the wetland help soak up water and reduce pollution when it rains. 

Schedule

Date Activity
Spring 2021 Project planning began
Fall 2021 Sprayed invasive plants
Winter 2022 Final plan complete
Spring 2022 Construction bid complete
Summer/Fall 2022 Repairs underway

About the Man-made Wetland

The wetland captures stormwater from nearby streets and park. The plants filter out pollution, which protects a stream called Pigeon House Branch.