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Restoration of Lick Run at Washington Park

2020-05-11T12:32:05-04:00

Restoration of Lick Run at Washington Park Restoration Need 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). [...]

Glasgow Watershed Assessment and Stormwater Design

2020-03-31T12:16:15-04:00

Glasgow Watershed Retrofit Prioritization & Stormwater Design Restoration Need 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 [...]

Greening of Crittenden Street

2020-04-01T08:10:47-04:00

Greening of Crittenden Street Restoration Need 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). Design Solution [...]

River Run Stream Restoration & Dam Removal

2020-04-01T08:14:25-04:00

River Run Stream Restoration & Dam Removal Restoration Need 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 [...]

VDACS

2017-02-27T20:14:29-04:00

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

2017-02-27T20:14:29-04:00

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

2015-11-17T17:46:49-04:00

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 [...]

Moores Creek Stream Assessment

2017-02-27T20:14:29-04:00

Moores Creek Stream Assessment Ecosystem Services was contracted to perform a stream restoration assessment of approximately 4.5 miles of Moores Creek in Charlottesville, VA. The assessment included an existing conditions analysis, prioritization of restoration opportunities, a restoration alternatives analysis, and a discussion of potential funding opportunities. A conceptual restoration plan was also prepared for [...]

Murray Run

2019-08-01T18:13:24-04:00

Ecosystem Services has collaborated with HHHunt and Roanoke County to develop the first stream restoration project funded through a public private partnership. The proposed project consists of restoring approximately 1,250 linear feet of Murray Run adjacent to the Pebble Creek Apartments in Roanoke County, Virginia ...

Blue Leaf

2017-02-27T20:14:30-04:00

Blue Leaf The Town of Christiansburg contracted us to develop restoration plans for a degraded urban stream system. This creek is a tributary of Crab Creek and other sections have previously been restored downstream. Now efforts are directed to the most upstream extent of the creek. The highly urbanized drainage area, steep gradient, and [...]