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Friday, July 14, 2017
Wheaton Woods Green Streets community walk Saturday, July 15
Wheaton Woods residents are being invited to participate in a "community walk" tomorrow, Saturday, July 15, 2017, in regards to potential "green streets" landscaping amenities Montgomery County might install on County-owned rights-of-way in the community. Meet up at the Parkland median (between Jupiter and Judith - - see star on map/click to enlarge for greater detail) at 9:00 AM for a selection of 3 walking routes, or meet up at the Grenoble median (near the Parklawn intersection) at 1:00 PM for 3 different afternoon walks.
Sample rain garden; some residents complain these weren't maintained properly by the County after installation
Potential amenities may include rain gardens, tree boxes, and underground facilities. The additions are not without controversy, as I've heard from a few residents in communities who say the stormwater collection "amenities" were poorly maintained by the County, with dying plants and pollutants that wound up in their front yards instead of being retained or flushed away to the sewer.