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Our Edgewood Bioswale is finished!

After nearly two weeks of labor and several rain delays, our bioswale at Edgewood School in New Haven is finished! 381 more words

Clean Water

Water and Land Use in Virginia Governor's Office News Releases for December 2—December 11, 2014: Bay Program Executive Council, Green Community Program, Stormwater Grants to Localities, Clean Water Farm Awards, Virginia Bioscience Initiative, and Coastal Zone Management Program Continuation

Following are titles and excerpts from water-related or land-use-related news releases issued by Virginia Governor Terry McCauliffe’s Office from Dec. 2 to Dec. 11, 2014.  To access the full text of any release,  or find the full archive of Governor’s Office releases online at… 468 more words

Water Quality And Habitat In Chesapeake Bay Tributaries And Coastal Waters

Inspiration on PBS KNME in January 2015

New Mexico’s PBS station KNME will broadcast the documentary film WATER BLUES GREEN SOLUTIONS in January 2015.  The film presents US cities that are using stormwater to generate resilient landscapes in public parks, school yards and along streets.   288 more words


When Parking Lots Help To Restore Our World

When you go shopping next, check out the parking lots. How are they designed? Do they just flush all the rainfall right into a storm drain which then empties directly into a stream or lake? 300 more words

Calls To Action

Stormwater ponds can contain comparable biodiversity to unmanaged wetlands in urban areas [paper summary]

This is part of a series of short lay summaries that describe the technical publications I have authored.  This paper, entitled “Stormwater ponds can contain comparable biodiversity to unmanaged wetlands in urban areas”, was published in the journal Hydrobiologia in 2014. 316 more words


Now Is the Time! Check for Sewage Overflows

It’s pouring rain across our region, which makes this a great time to go outside and check to see how your local sewer infrastructure is holding up. 186 more words

Western Sound

South Waterfront Greenway Nearing Completion

Relatively fresh off of working in construction management, one of my first big design assignments was the civil engineering work for the South Waterfront Greenway Central District – a combination park and active transportation corridor through Portland’s South Waterfront area. 853 more words