Fact Sheet

Some Interesting Facts
  • A drop of water entering the wetland will take between seven and ten days to go all the way through and flow into Lake Waco.
  • The Lake Waco Wetland will "treat" 11 million gallons of water per day.
  • Wetland's have four distinct "marsh" habitats, ranging from water less than 6 inches to more than 12 feet deep.
  • Wetlands are one of Natures best ways to improve water quality.

Sunset by S. Peregrine Johnson
Photo: Courtesy of S. Peregrine Johnson.