Category Archives: Sustainable Development
Every time I purchase a bottle of water I feel like I did something good for myself. After all, water is so much better for you than some of the alternative beverage choices! However, I was recently shocked to learn … Continue reading
For those interested, a plan view of the design shown in the below videos can be viewed at the following link: Deal Library Plan
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
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
After visiting the Scottsdale area recently, we were struck by the incredible development and population in an area that has very little water. Irrigated golf courses everywhere? Really? While we’re sure it has been considered a marvel of engineering and … Continue reading
A definite eye-opener, worth the time to view. FRONTLINE: poisoned waters | PBS.
Stormwater Mag has a new article on SWM Maintenance. Maintenance of Stormwater BMPs | stormh2o.com. Much to be said on this topic…. It is amazing that millions (billions???) of dollars of infrastructure goes in the ground and a small portion … Continue reading
We’ve seen varying claims on the hydrologic effects of green roofs. More studies like this one seem to be happening all the time.