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

Wild Goose Farm Stormwater Management Techniques

Wild Goose Farm Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

Existing stormwater management facilities at Wild Goose Farm, a residential development, include three dry detention basins, a conveyance system comprised of a series of concrete swales, and a storm sewer system. 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

Overbrook Environmental Education Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Overbrook Environmental Education Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

Juveniles Active in Science & Technology (JASTECH) Development Services, Inc. has reinvented a 2-acre former quarry brownfield site into an education center for ecological design and sustainable technologies. Continue reading

Mary, Mother of the Redeemer School Water Quality Demonstation

Mary, Mother of the Redeemer School Water Quality Demonstation

Description

Three water quality BMP demonstration projects were installed on the grounds of Mary, Mother of the Redeemer School, a 30-acre site that serves as the headwaters of an un-named tributary to the Little Neshaminy Creek. 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

Blair Mill Elementary School ‘Watershed Day’ BMP Installation

Blair Mill Elementary School ‘Watershed Day’ BMP Installation

Description

On Saturday, April 25th, 2009, Blair Mill Elementary School held its first Watershed Day event. There were hands on activities for the children to get involved in as well as displays from many local environmental agencies. Continue reading