Thomas Jefferson University Runoff Capture and Reuse System

Thomas Jefferson University Runoff Capture and Reuse System

Description

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

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

Models for Stormwater Management on Reclaiming Vacant Land

Models for Stormwater Management on Reclaiming Vacant Land

Description

A partnership between The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) and The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) led to the formation of a plan in 2005 to incorporate stormwater management techniques into the Greenway Project, which sought to stabilize abandoned inner city lots. Continue reading

Liberty Lands Stormwater Management Techniques

Liberty Lands Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The stormwater management demonstration project at Liberty Lands, Northern Liberties’ community-owned and maintained park and garden, has been designed to reduce stormwater runoff and erosion at the site, reduce water use at the park through runoff reuse, and provide a publicly accessible demonstration of best management practices in this rapidly developing neighborhood. Continue reading

Haven in the Goodlands Stormwater Management Plan

Haven in the Goodlands Stormwater Management Plan

Description

Centro Nuevo Creacion (New Creation Community Center) serves as the site for an after-school program and community workshops, classes and summer enrichment programs in Philadelphia’s West Kensington neighborhood known as the Badlands. Continue reading