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

Stroud Water Research Moorhead Environmental Education Center

Stroud Water Research Moorhead Environmental Education Center

Description

The Stroud Water Research Moorhead Environmental Education Center, a LEED Platinum facility, was designed to “get the water right” by designing a system that would restore a natural (wooded) water balance to the site through an integrated rainwater management system. Continue reading

Warwick County Park Stormwater Management Techniques

Warwick County Park Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The BMPs incorporated into the Warwick County Park Day-Use Area Improvements Project were needed in order to effectively manage the runoff contributed from construction of additional asphalt parking areas, a new pavilion and a new park office and administration building, as well as from the large drainage area surrounding the park. Continue reading

Pennypack Ecological Trust Infiltration Trenches

Pennypack Ecological Trust Infiltration Trenches

Location

The T-VSSI project team constructed three stormwater Infiltration Trenches at the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust (PERT) within the Pennypack Creek Watershed, which spans a 12-municipality area, encompassing parts of Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties. Continue reading