The bioswale captures storm water run-off from paved surfaces and classroom roofs before it reaches the storm drain. Permeable pavers in the courtyard allow storm water to sink into soil. Water that runs off pavers is directed to the bioswale. Drought tolerant shade garden plants and tile mosaic. Persimmon tree and drought tolerant plants. Native and water wise plant palette. Drip irrigation delivers controlled amounts of water targeted to the root zone of the plants.