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Located at 3510 Old Port Isabel Rd Brownsville, TX, Cameron County Drainage District #1 (CCDD#1) is transforming the 45-acre tract behind its offices and maintenance building, and along the main drainage ditch, into an educational public park. CCDD#1 will reduce negative ecological impacts and enhance the educational capabilities of Cascade Park by utilizing LID practices in the design of the park. This will allow the District an opportunity to influence the public and community leaders through the creative presentation of educational messages about flooding hazards, conservation, non-point source pollution, and other water-related concerns. BMPs to included in this project: bioretention areas, wetlands for biofiltration, pervious pavement, rainwater harvesting.