Category Archives: Stormwater 101

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What’s the Problem with Groundhogs in Stormwater Facilities?

The purpose of stormwater ponds is to collect polluted stormwater that would otherwise flow into a natural body of water during an event of precipitation.  In order to do this correctly, there needs to be a stable embankment, or dam, … Continue reading

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Product Review: The Snout

Our vac truck and hard working crew were recently featured on the cover in the January 2015 issue of The Municipal about the Snout.  And our president, Jennifer Rauhofer, PE, was quoted in the companion article.  Invented by T.J. Mullen, president of … Continue reading

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Stormwater Emergency Response Series Part 1 – Dumpster Cleanups

One part of stormwater maintenance that tends to go un-noticed is emergency responses.  This is definitely some of the more glamorous work that we do, especially in the summer time!   To bring this usually unknown service into the spotlight, we … Continue reading

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Maintaining Stormwater Facilities A Good Idea Whose Time Has Come

We just happened upon this most excellent page at Chester County, PA’s website discussing maintenance of stormwater facilities.  A good reference. As winter has set in hard in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, thought we would throw in a photo of … Continue reading

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Green Design/Build services help The Park School provide hands-on learning opportunity

Stormwater Management, LLC was involved in the design and construction of a recent project, highlighted in the Baltimore Sun.  A parking lot along Moore’s Branch at the The Park School was identified by the Center for Watershed Protection as an ideal … Continue reading

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Buildipedia Article

Just had an article on Inspection of stormwater management infrastructure published on http://www.Buildipedia.com Check it: http://www.buildipedia.com/channels/operations/item/1201-reduce-costs-with-annual-stormwater-inspections

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Environmental Site Design – Plan View of Design

For those interested, a plan view of the design shown in the below videos can be viewed at the following link:  Deal Library Plan

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Environmental Site Design (ESD) Practices Report – South County Library

We provided site and stormwater design services for the Anne Arundel County South County Library expansion in southern Maryland a few years ago.  An “in the neighborhood”  site visit today found that construction was completed earlier this winter.  The design … Continue reading

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Latest Environmental Site Design Overview Presentation

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Environmental Site Design (ESD) Presentation

Our friends at Hord | Coplan | Macht kindly extended an invitation to present an overview of the forthcoming regulations and design guidance in Maryland that requires the application of Environmental Site Design (ESD) on all projects. This is a … Continue reading

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