Jackson Meadow is a cluster development located in Marine on St. Croix, MN overlooking the beautiful St. Croix River Valley. The development employs a cluster-housing model, which allows for the preservation of over 70% of the site, as open space. All 60 homes within this development are concentrated on only 40 acres, with an additional 300 acres dedicated as permanent natural prairie and open space through conservation easements. Providing onsite wastewater treatment to a small lot cluster development while still preserving the natural prairie habitat was a significant challenge for the developer. The solution was to install two horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands to provide pretreatment of the domestic wastewater prior to disposal. These wetland treatment systems effectively and efficiently treat the wastewater, while at the same time preserving the aesthetic value of the development and the community.
- Manage all reporting with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency