Earth Day: The VCU Rice Center Leaves a ...

Creating a lasting, positive impact through engineering, surveying and environmental expertise is at the very core of what we do at Draper Aden Associates. With today being Earth Day, we […]

April 22, 2018

Emergency Preparedness – Be Safe, Not ...

On August 7 and 8, 2017, Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) professionals from Virginia and the Carolinas participated in the 16th annual Environmental, Energy, Health, and Safety School sponsored by […]

August 21, 2017

Strategies for Success with Environmenta...

We’ve been discussing strategies for better relations with environmental regulators. We talked about building positive relationships in Part 1 and communicating our interests in Part 2. In this article, we […]

June 26, 2017

Strategies for Success with Environmenta...

We’ve been discussing strategies to help your business have better relations with environmental regulators. Almost every business interest has some environmental impact, which means you probably are regulated by your […]

June 13, 2017

Strategies for Success with Environmenta...

Does your business affect the environment? Perhaps you need a permit. Maybe an inspector visited your site and discovered violations. No doubt you have found yourself in the company of […]

May 23, 2017

What I’ve Learned About Bioretention: ...

Read Part 1 of this post here. 2. Bigger is not better Like most everything we design, when big things fail, they fail in a big way. Bioretention works best in […]

May 15, 2017

What I’ve Learned About Bioretention: ...

Bioretention areas (also sometimes called rain gardens) are a very useful tool in the toolbox of stormwater treatment BMPs. They provide a high level of pollutant removal and runoff volume […]

May 5, 2017

Grasses for the Masses

Glenn Telfer, Technical Leader for Sustainable Design in our Richmond office, is making a lasting, postive impact by taking part in the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Grasses for the Masses […]

April 4, 2017

Environmental Restoration Wiki

Extensive research over the past 30 years has greatly improved our understanding of environmental restoration and remediation. While the results of this work are readily accessible to industry experts and […]

March 20, 2017

DAA at Virginia Brownfields Conference

DAA will be at The Virginia Brownfields Conference this week sharing one of our favorite success stories! There will be a session in this year’s conference, held in Fredericksburg on March 15-16, that […]

March 14, 2017