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Trail Fork Crossing Replacement

2022-08-15T12:55:50-04:00

Trail Fork Crossing Replacement Del Rio, Tennessee (Cherokee National Forest) Existing culverts at the Trail Fork Crossing were perched and skewed with respect to the stream thalweg, which reduced AOP and created localized erosion and associated sedimentation affecting both the channel and adjacent floodplain. The culverts also created a break in the natural streambed, [...]

Blacks Run Restoration and Northend Greenway

2022-08-15T12:56:04-04:00

Blacks Run Restoration & Northend Greenway Harrisonburg, Virginia Both the tributary and Blacks Run were experiencing lateral and vertical degradation as a response to livestock access/use and an increased volume and magnitude of stormwater runoff due to a rapidly developing watershed. A community lead greenway trail had been conceptually planned and would address a [...]

South Fork Shenandoah River Restoration

2022-08-15T12:51:23-04:00

South Fork Shenandoah River Restoration Elkton Virginia The South Fork Shenandoah River project in Elkton, Virginia had been the site of a historic landfill. This waste material was being eroded into the river and impacting aquatic life. The outer meander of the River was excessively eroding, and the floodplain was disconnected from more frequent [...]

Restoration of Lick Run at Washington Park

2022-08-15T12:56:51-04:00

Restoration of Lick Run at Washington Park In 2018, the City of Roanoke engaged Ecosystem Services to lead engineering and design to restore Lick Run at Washington Park in Roanoke, Virginia. The watershed at this location is just over 5 square miles and is over 42% impervious (ie urban roads and rooftops). Because of [...]

Glasgow Watershed Assessment and Stormwater Design

2022-08-15T12:55:17-04:00

Glasgow Watershed Retrofit Prioritization & Stormwater Design In 2015, the Town of Glasgow partnered with the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission  and  Ecosystem Services to implement a NFWF Technical Capacity grant for conducting the Town of Glasgow Watershed Retrofit Prioritization Project. Led by Ecosystem Services’ science and engineering team, a field based study characterizing the [...]

Greening of Crittenden Street

2022-08-12T16:09:20-04:00

Greening of Crittenden Street With a population of 1,488, Edmonston is bisected by the Northeast Branch of the Anacostia.   Due to its low point on the watershed, Edmonston and its residents have experiences flooding during heavy rain events, including the 5200 block of Crittenden (the block closest to Kenilworth Avenue). Ecosystem Services was hired [...]

River Run Stream Restoration & Dam Removal

2022-08-12T15:54:37-04:00

River Run Stream Restoration & Dam Removal An existing dry detention pond was failing and the stream reach was incised measuring approximately 8’ wide by 6’ deep throughout the reach.  The stream was eroding laterally along both left and right stream banks. Stream restoration work would help to address the pollutant reduction requirements for  [...]

VDACS

2017-02-27T20:14:29-05:00

VDACS Our certified Nutrient Management Planner was contracted by the Virginia Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services to write urban nutrient management plans for all the Department’s facilities within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Their offices range from as far southwest to Wytheville and as far east to Melfa on the Eastern Shore. Project activities [...]

Chesterfield County Rain Gardens

2017-02-27T20:14:29-05:00

Chesterfield County Rain Gardens As part of Chesterfield County Environmental Engineering department’s educational outreach, a series of public rain garden demonstration projects and workshops were conducted. Ecosystem Services provided design services for five rain gardens including the Clover Hill, Enon, Midlothian, and LaPrade libraries and also one at Pocahontas State Park. These projects were [...]

Soil & Water Conservation District BANCS Training

2015-11-17T17:46:49-05:00

Soil & Water Conservation District BANCS Training Environmental professionals and state agencies constantly have to train to keep up with the rapidly evolving disciplines that govern our work. Ecosystem Services was asked to prepare a workshop for the Virginia Soil & Water Conservation District’s annual training session. The topic was how to assess eroding [...]

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