Engineering & Design

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Arey Farm

Arey Farm Ecosystem Services was contracted to establish a nutrient credit offset bank in the Shenandoah/Potomac River watershed. This project is unique in that it was the first bank submitted to the Department of Environmental Quality that proposed to use stream restoration as a method for generating nutrient credits. The stream proposed for restoration [...]

Pristine Waters Nutrient Bank

Pristine Waters Nutrient Bank Ecosystem Services was contracted to establish a nutrient credit offset bank in the Rappahannock River watershed. Our services included an ecosystem services inventory of all biodiversity credits on the property, nutrient bank establishment, construction and planting design and oversight, as well as marketing and management of the credits. The Pristine [...]


Hudson Ecosystem Services was contracted to perform a flood study of the Hudson Property Restoration Project in Beaufort County, North Carolina. The purpose of the Flood Study was to provide the design team with hydraulic modeling related to the proposed stream restoration project to satisfy the NFIP and EEP Floodplain Requirements. The project included [...]

Chesterfield County Rain Gardens

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 [...]

Moores Creek Stream Assessment

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 [...]

UMW Outfall Restoration

UMW Outfall Restoration Ecosystem Services partnered with Koontz-Bryant, P.C. to provide stormwater retrofit and stream restoration upgrades on the campus of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. The University’s stormwater runoff flows to Hazel Run, a tributary of the Rappahannock River. UMW prepared a stormwater master plan for the Fredericksburg campus and [...]

Blue Leaf


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 [...]