Swarthmore College Science Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Swarthmore College Science Center Stormwater Management Techniques

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The renovation of Swarthmore College’s Science facilities was recommended by the college’s long-range planning study, completed in 1999. Continue reading

Wayne Art Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Wayne Art Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The stormwater management improvements at Wayne Art Center include three rain gardens and a pervious asphalt parking lot with a subsurface storage and infiltration system. Continue reading

Waterview Recreation Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Waterview Recreation Center Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

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

Stony Creek Farms Development Stormwater Management Techniques

Stony Creek Farms Development Stormwater Management Techniques

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Stormwater BMPs were installed to mitigate some of the environmental impacts associated with the construction of Stony Creek Farms, a planned residential community for active adults aged 55 and older. 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

Penn Alexander School Stormwater Management Techniques

Penn Alexander School Stormwater Management Techniques

Description

The Penn Alexander School, located at 43rd Street and Locust Street in West Philadelphia, sought to mitigate storm runoff from buildings being constructed onsite by implementing stormwater best management practices. Continue reading