Perkiomen Valley High School Naturalization and Wet Pond

Perkiomen Valley High School Naturalization and Wet Pond

Description

During a recent expansion of Perkiomen Valley High School, stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) were incorporated into plans in order to manage the runoff from 28 acres of athletic fields and impervious surfaces. 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

Metroplex Shopping Center Naturalized Basin

Metroplex Shopping Center Naturalized Basin

Description

During the construction of Metroplex Shopping Center, a stormwater management basin capable of retaining 1.6 million cubic feet was built along Plymouth Creek, a tributary of the Schuylkill River, at the request of local townships and the DEP. Continue reading

Mayfield Estates Homeowners Association Basin Naturalization

Mayfield Estates Homeowners Association Basin Naturalization

Description

The aim of this project was to retrofit seven Homeowner Association-owned stormwater basins from traditional mown grass to provide more natural infiltration, greater uptake of stormwater using vegetation and greater community understanding of stormwater issues. 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