Nashville’s Riverfront Park & Amphitheater Case Study
The newest addition to Nashville’s Riverfront Park is 11 acres on the site of the former Thermal Transfer Plant. This open space includes over one mile of multi-use greenway trails, Nashville’s first downtown dog park, ornamental gardens, an event lawn called the Green, and an amphitheater.
- Use rainwater from the 350,000 gallon storage tank as the primary water source
- Automatically switch to well or city water source when an empty condition is detected in the rainwater storage tank
- Use an integrated pump station
- Continuously monitor soil moisture levels using Baseline’s biSensors
- Run multiple programs and zones during the short window when people are not using the park
- Achieve LEED Silver certification
Nashville’s Riverfront Park is 11 acres on the site of the former Thermal Transfer Plant.
Hawkins Partners, Inc. in Nashville did the landscape and irrigation designs. The layout echoes the topology of the limestone bluffs and edges of the Cumberland River, along which the park sits. Portions of the park are actually perched above the Cumberland River and have a spectacular view.
biSensor™ Soil Moisture Sensors
18,000-square-foot ornamental garden
1.5-acre event lawn
13,000-square-foot dog park
Hawkins Partners, Inc