Best Residential Project

Virginia Conservation Assistance Program – Elisa Meara Residence
2019
2nd Place

Virginia Conservation Assistance Program – Elisa Meara Residence

The Meara residence project involved the installation of conservation landscaping, a dry well/infiltration pit and a rain garden. The series of practices capture and...
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Wild at Heart in Accotink Creek Watershed
2021
Honorable Mention

Wild at Heart in Accotink Creek Watershed

This project received an honorable mention for it’s ability to address an extremely common point of frustration for residential homeowners: dealing with runoff that...
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Woodridge RiverSmart
2021
2nd Place

Woodridge RiverSmart

This project is an excellent example of the power of community stewardship. The homeowner was informed of DOEE’s RiverSmart Homes program from a neighbor...
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Yorktowne Square Stormwater Project
2021
3rd Place

Yorktowne Square Stormwater Project

This project, like many residential projects, began with the goal of eliminating the constant flooding of a ground floor residential unit. The original design...
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Reducing Runoff in Rock Creek Through a Downspout Disconnection Program
2019
Honorable Mention

Reducing Runoff in Rock Creek Through a Downspout Disconnection Program

A little different from other projects in the category, this program stood out for its large scope and impact. Since 2017, Rock Creek Conservancy has...
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2017
Honorable Mention

Mary Ann Russell Rain Garden

This project treats approximately 20,000 gallons of stormwater runoff with the removal of 350 square feet of concrete and the installation of a 100 square...
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Jagielski Native Habitat
2017
1st Place

Jagielski Native Habitat

This raingarden and conservation landscaping project, located in a hilly neighborhood in the District of Columbia, exhibits notable stormwater management; aesthetic improvements to the...
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Lake Loreine Restoration
2017
Honorable Mention

Lake Loreine Restoration

For this project, Mrs. Bailey installed two Rain Gardens (RG), two Dry Wells (DW), and approximately 3,500 square feet of Conservation Landscaping in the...
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A Series of RiverSmart BMPs Installed on a Slope
2019
1st Place

A Series of RiverSmart BMPs Installed on a Slope

To address severe basement flooding caused by a sloped backyard, a creative series of BMPs were installed through the RiverSmart Homes Program. These practices...
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