Hollydale Elementary Garden

Portland Purple Water was asked by the City of Gresham to design a cistern system to provide for the watering needs of the garden at Hollydale Elementary School. Today was the unveil event. The final system includes a 2500 gallon cistern, a rain garden, a people powered¬†water pump, and a bicycle named “Purple Thunder”.¬† But the story of how all that came to be begins on a rooftop on a hot day in August…

Click the first photo below to follow the story.

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