Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo at the Philadelphia Zoo

Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo at the Philadelphia Zoo

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The new Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo at the Philadelphia Zoo transforms the former pachyderm building and elephant yard into a new indoor/outdoor interactive children’s zoo where water and its role in supporting the environment are a key educational feature. Continue reading

Stroud Water Research Moorhead Environmental Education Center

Stroud Water Research Moorhead Environmental Education Center

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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

Waterview Recreation Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Waterview Recreation Center Stormwater Management Techniques

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Meliora Environmental Design, LLC and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, funded by the Philadelphia Water Department, designed stormwater improvements at the Waterview Recreation Center to increase the amount of greening on the site, which will help reduce the combined sewer overflow problem in Philadelphia. Continue reading