Azusa Street Medians

 Location:  Street Medians
SGVMWD Partners Azusa Recreation and Family Services Department
Description/Highlights The project renovated the center median island located in the 100 block of N. Azusa Ave. in the City of Azusa, utilizing drip  irrigation and drought tolerant plant material with boulders and river rock. In addition, a median at Memorial Park which hosts a wide variety of sports, exercise and community activities, was renovated with artificial turf, boulders and river rock.
Completion Date July 2017
Funding Grant funding provided by San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
Featured Vegetation/
Low-water and drought-tolerant vegetation including California Native  plants, grasses and water-wise succulents. Hardscapes such as boulders and mulch further reduced turf coverage and help conserve water.
  Irrigation equipment included Rainbird ZCZ-150-PRB-COM High Flow Control zone Kit for large commercial drip zones. Drip to be a grid system (Nenifin Drip tubing with flush valves).
  Featured vegetation included Ceanothus Griseus "Yankee Point,” Encilia Californica, Lomandra Longifolia "Breeze,” Rosmarinus Officinalis "Huntington Carpet,” and Slavia Apiana 
Helpful Information To learn more about water-wise vegetation suited for your location, visit: California Native Plant Society; Theodore Payne Foundation