South Salem, Westchester County Heavy Use Area Protection Structure for Water Control Fencing
JT Farm is a horse boarding and training facility located within the Cross River drainage basin. Prior to implementation, the paddocks flooded often when the adjacent streams crested. As the stream receded, waste from inside the paddocks as well as footing material would often be transported downstream. BMPs installed at this project location included heavy use area protection and structure for water control. The paddocks adjacent to the stream were raised 3 feet in elevation to prevent the crested stream elevation from encroaching on the existing paddocks. In addition to the increase in elevation of the paddocks, a rip-rap lined channel was installed to collect water flowing over the existing access road. Also, 60 red osier dogwoods were planted on the side slopes of the stream bank for further stabilization.