Monthly Archives: May 2007

Infiltration Trenches

Nice shot of a series of infiltration trenches managing runoff from a roadway. Note the use of open section roadway and a grass filter strip for pretreament prior to the trench. Stormwater is stored in the void spaces between the … Continue reading

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Bioretention Design – Step-by-Step

Happened upon this guide by Bill Hunt of NC State. Nice that it includes most aspects of rain garden /bioretention design, although with specifics about North Carolina. Links to us:  Design | Software | Maintenance & Repairs | Construction | … Continue reading

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Bike Lanes

Not stormwater related – but as an avid bicyclist – and understanding that trends in sustainable development are toward more pedestrian-friendly concepts, this video about advocating appropriate bike lanes in NY is a good one for the Land Planning Archives … Continue reading

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Inspiring Guilt to Save the Earth

So we have a contract to do Inspections and Maintenance for a major retailer, which sends us throughout the Northeastern US. We had an interesting one yesterday. Seems another firm is advising our client, but the client wanted us to … Continue reading

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New Ruralism comes to Florida

Interesting step for New Urbanism….. or is it New Ruralism?   “… plans to cluster 600 homes in European-style hamlets and attach garden plots to each. Homeowners would own and maintain 150 to 200 more acres of pasture, crop land … Continue reading

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Permeable Pavers

We’re doing research on permeable pavers for a project, some of the links we are finding after the jump:

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Green Roof Moment

Seems I’m having a green roof moment, surfing off to various links: Penn State Center for Green Roof Research Green Roof Resources Blog, and a half hour from us in the Mid-Atlantic: Green Roof Plants Links to us:  Design | … Continue reading

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Trees in DC

Casey trees is an interesting organization doing some great work in DC. Check them out here. Links to us:  Design | Software | Maintenance & Repairs | Construction | http://www.bioretention.com

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