A River Runs Through It: Stormwater Desi...

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this post yet, read here. The project site for the Corps Physical Training Facility at VMI presented the design team with a unique […]

July 18, 2017

A River Runs Through It: Stormwater Desi...

The new Corps Physical Training Facility at VMI in Lexington, Virginia was completed in 2016 and houses two indoor tracks as well as other training features such as a high […]

July 11, 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

2017 VA Stormwater Legislation

Keep up with all of 2017’s Legislation Concerning Stormwater Issues from the Virginia General Assembly. The following is a representative list of the major pieces of legislation dealing with environmental concerns that […]

March 1, 2017

New Certification Program Allows Stormwa...

The Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) certification program is a new voluntary, regional (DC Metro area) advanced credential system and network of sustainable landscape professionals. The program was developed by […]

February 7, 2017

Big Changes Coming to Virginia Ms4 Compl...

A massive project by the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) has the potential to be a game changer for Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) compliance for MS4 permitees. […]

January 31, 2017

Foster Falls

With its rural setting, river access, and historic associations, Foster Falls State Park is a hidden jewel in the New River Trail State Park system. It offers camping, river tubing, […]

August 10, 2016

2016 Stormwater Legislation

Keep up with all of 2016’s Legislation Concerning Stormwater Issues from the Virginia General Assembly. The following is a representative list of the major pieces of legislation dealing with environmental concerns that […]

January 10, 2016