Swarthmore College Science Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Swarthmore College Science Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The renovation of Swarthmore College’s Science facilities was recommended by the college’s long-range planning study, completed in 1999. Continue reading

Wayne Art Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Wayne Art Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The stormwater management improvements at Wayne Art Center include three rain gardens and a pervious asphalt parking lot with a subsurface storage and infiltration system. Continue reading

TreeVitalize Urban Reforestation Program

TreeVitalize Urban Reforestation Program

Description

In March 2003, a partnership between the USDA Forest Service, American Forests, Inc, and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) produced a study that estimates the five-county Philadelphia region lost 8% of its heavy tree cover (34,000 acres) over the past 15 years. Continue reading

Thomas Jefferson University Runoff Capture and Reuse System

Thomas Jefferson University Runoff Capture and Reuse System

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The Thomas Jefferson University’s new Dorrance H. Hamilton building, an educational center for the campus, is accompanied by a 1.6 acre public plaza that includes features designed to reduce stormwater runoff to Philadelphia’s sewer system. Continue reading

Stony Creek Farms Development Stormwater Management Techniques

Stony Creek Farms Development Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

Stormwater BMPs were installed to mitigate some of the environmental impacts associated with the construction of Stony Creek Farms, a planned residential community for active adults aged 55 and older. Continue reading

Sheridan Street Housing Site Stormwater Plan

Sheridan Street Housing Site Stormwater Plan

Description

Sheridan Street Housing is affordable, environmentally sustainable housing that seeks to support neighborhood linkages between the Temple University and Northern Liberties neighborhoods, as well as diversify the housing offerings in the neighborhood. Continue reading

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Stormwater Management Techniques

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The development of a green roof on the main education building of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education adds a stormwater component to the Center’s education curriculum. Continue reading

Penn Alexander School Stormwater Management Techniques

Penn Alexander School Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The Penn Alexander School, located at 43rd Street and Locust Street in West Philadelphia, sought to mitigate storm runoff from buildings being constructed onsite by implementing stormwater best management practices. Continue reading