San Diego High Rise Building Receives an Above Grade Focal Point Biofiltration System

California Filtration Specialists and Whitson CM recently installed San Diego’s first above grade planter box FocalPoint system. This project involved the construction of a high rise building near downtown San Diego. The project’s storm drain design directed all storm flow to our 140 square foot High Performance Proprietary Biofiltration System before entering the municipal system. The designers of this project had minimal open space surrounding the building footprint to place an underground system. CFS was tasked with providing a high flow above grade open biofiltration system that fit within a tight footprint, matched the surrounding landscape & architecture, and effectively managed the site’s water quality volume. After several design iterations with the Civil Engineer & Landscape Architect we were able to provide a system that suited all the project’s requirements.

This project was another great example of a well-executed & affordable green infrastructure system. A special thank you to Convergent Water Technologies for manufacturing the FocalPoint system and providing input through each design iteration. Call us today to discuss your next project!!

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