Haverford Reserve Stormwater Education and Rain Garden Installation Program

Haverford Reserve Stormwater Education and Rain Garden Installation Program

Description

Through a Water Resources Education Network (WREN) grant, Haverford Township Parks and Recreation Department received a grant to install a 1,400 square foot rain garden in the largest and most popular park in the Township. Continue reading

Tredyffrin Township Green Streets/Sidewalks

Tredyffrin Township Green Streets/Sidewalks

Description

Tredyffrin Township’s Green Streets/Sidewalks incorporated several innovative stormwater management measures, also known as Best Management Practices (BMPs), which are designed to manage stormwater runoff produced by the installation of sidewalks, as well as manage some additional roadway runoff currently affecting the area. 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

Second Ward Park & Playground Stormwater Management Techniques

Second Ward Park & Playground Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The objective of the retrofit project was to incorporate stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) into the recreational improvements being planned by the Township with an overall goal of improving water quality and water resource conditions in the Darby-Cobbs Creek watershed as well as controlling local flooding. Continue reading

Cobbs Creek Corridor Stormwater Management Plan

Cobbs Creek Corridor Stormwater Management Plan

Description

To improve a corridor of Cobbs Creek upstream from the existing Marshall Road restoration site, A.D. Marble and Company designed a site plan in 2005 for the Philadelphia Water Department.  Continue reading