The use of the Atlantis Flo-Tank® tank modules as underground post construction storm water management (PCSWM) storage facility prevented the need for a detention basin in the seminary grounds. The use of Atlantis Flo-Tank® tank modules in a detention tank system with adequate filtration achieves the goals of the local municipality to reduce the discharge of pollutants to the maximum extent practicable, to protect water quality, and to satisfy the appropriate water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act.
The Atlantis Flo-Tank® tank modules are designed to protect against urban flooding and downstream erosion by storing water for a limited period of a time. The Atlantis Flo-Tank® tank modules are typically built during the construction and renovation or land development projects managing the excess runoff generated by newly-constructed impervious surfaces such as roads, parking lots and rooftops.
Modularity in an underground rain water harvesting system matters because as a designer you can never be sure of what will be encountered during construction. On Reserve at Park 10 we were faced with a concrete encased 480 volt electrical line running across our system. To avoid this cable we took our triple module system and broke it down to a double module system and went under the line, saving time and money. Any other premanufactured system would have required extra excavation, the return of materials, and weeks of delays.