Stormwater Management and Wetlands

  • Grading and Drainage
  • Wetlands Layout & Design
  • Erosion Control & Stream Bank Protection
Stormwater Management and Wetlands - Spring Valley

Cambridge Place Corporate Center Lot 5

Town of Brighton, Monroe County, New York

  • Landscape plan for a 34,000 SF professional office building and a 36,000 SF medical office building.
  • Extensive tree preservation and new plantings for buffering purposes.
  • Bioretention areas with wetland seed mix and wet-tolerant, low maintenance plantings filter stormwater from buildings and parking areas.
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Spring Valley Wetlands Creation Project

Town of Irondequoit, Monroe County, New York

  • Conceptual overall site planning.
  • Over 700 LF realigned creek / waterway
  • Created 0.8 acres new wetland adjacent to an existing U.S. Corp of Engineers regulated wetland.
  • Designs included novel ‘coconut log’ bank protection at bends.
  • A variety of wetland planting species such as ‘Streamco’ willow, buttonwood, red-osier dogwood, and grey dogwood, stream-side shrub plantings to create shaded areas intended to provide food and shelter of species amphibians, invertebrates, and fish.
  • Wetland seed mix varieties included water plantain, mannagrass varieties, soft rush, sedges, asters, bulrush, goldenrod and more.
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Royal Car Wash Bioretention System

Town of Brighton, Monroe County, New York

  • Filters storm drainage flow from 18,000SF of roof and pavement area on a 31,000 SF lot.
  • Curb breaks allow sheet drainage flow over lawn and gravel filters.
  • Filtration consists of a sand and gravel layering system with underdrains to carry stormwater to the street system.
  • Plantings consist of a variety of wet-tolerant, low maintenance, and aesthetically pleasing species including grasses and perennials.
  • Photos show the bioretention area immediately after planting. Grasses and perennials not readily visible in the photo will achieve a full height of 2 to 3 ft. within one year.
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Mendon Public Library Bioretention System

Town of Mendon, Monroe County, New York

  • Three segments combine to filter parking lot, roof, and sidewalk runoff before it enters the common storm drainage system.
  • 7,350SF roof drainage and 26,000 SF parking lot and entrance road surface area are filtered by the system.
  • Plantings consist of a variety of wet-tolerant trees, shrubs, grasses, perennials, and ground cover species.
  • A rain garden next to the main entrance and windows are intended to serve as an educational exhibit as well.
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