2015

Best Ultra-Urban Project

Little Gotts Court Parking Facility
2015
1st Place

Little Gotts Court Parking Facility

With this project, the City of Annapolis transformed a dangerous eyesore into an attractive amenity through the application of effective urban BMPs. Permeable pavement...
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District-Wide LID Demonstration Program
2015
2nd Place

District-Wide LID Demonstration Program

The stormwater retrofits at Tifereth Israel Congregation in Washington, DC incorporated an impressive combination of BMPs into a very small space. The retrofit includes an...
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Baltimore Blue Alleys and Neighborhoods
2015
Honorable Mention

Baltimore Blue Alleys and Neighborhoods

The Baltimore Blue Alleys and Neighborhoods project involved intensively retrofitting several streets and alleys in ultra-urbanized areas of Baltimore City to reduce and treat...
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Baltimore Community ToolBank Rain Gardens
2015
3rd Place

Baltimore Community ToolBank Rain Gardens

The Baltimore Community ToolBank turned a difficult-to-use urban space into a stormwater BMP with an innovative stormwater planter/bioretention area. While the green space in front...
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Best Residential BMP

West Side Residence
2015
3rd Place

West Side Residence

This project involved impervious removal and installation of permeable pavement and a dry creek bed to treat property runoff and substantially improve curb appeal...
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READY Rain Garden and Conservation Landscape Series
2015
2nd Place

READY Rain Garden and Conservation Landscape Series

At the Deering Woods neighborhood, a project was installed involving a series of conservation landscapes, three rain gardens and interconnecting rock channels. The garden treats...
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Ormbsy Rain Garden
2015
1st Place

Ormbsy Rain Garden

Mr. Ormsby installed a rain garden on his residential property to help control large volumes of stormwater runoff that were flowing over his property...
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2015
3rd Place

Hickey Run Hero for a Cleaner Anacostia

This project, located in NE DC, involved conversion of a small impervious patio to pervious pavers and addition of two 132 gallon rain barrels....
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Best Innovative BMP

2015
1st Place

Strength to Love Farm II

This project involves the capture and re‐use of hoop‐house roof runoff at an urban‐agriculture site in Baltimore City. Four used shipping containers are used...
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The Shops at Dakota Crossing
2015
3rd Place

The Shops at Dakota Crossing

This project demonstrates an effective stormwater solution for use on steep slopes and treats a large amount of runoff in a small footprint. There was...
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Machine in the Garden
2015
2nd Place

Machine in the Garden

This project integrates several different BMPs techniques to treat site runoff from the SERC Mathias Laboratory. The required design criteria were significantly exceeded to...
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Best Combination of BMP in a Series

RiverSmart Washington – Intensive LID Retrofits in Two Washington, DC Neighborhoods
2015
2nd Place

RiverSmart Washington – Intensive LID Retrofits in Two Washington, DC...

The Jury struggled to select one winner in the Best Combination of BMPs in a Series category as the RiverSmart Washington – Intensive LID Retrofits in Two...
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The Green at Parkside
2015
3rd Place

The Green at Parkside

The Green at Parkside is a recently completed, one‐acre community park located in the burgeoning Parkside neighborhood in the northeast quadrant of the District...
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Central Utility Operations Stormwater Management and Stream and Wetland Restoration Project
2015
1st Place

Central Utility Operations Stormwater Management and Stream and Wetland Restoration...

The Central Utility Operations Stormwater Management and Stream and Wetland Restoration Project was redeveloped with a design approach which included a LEED Silver building (USGBC)...
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Best Innovative BMP Outside the Watershed

Washington Avenue Green
2015
Honorable Mention

Washington Avenue Green

An ecologically minded stormwater management and habitat restoration project that transformed a one acre expanse of concrete and asphalt into a verdant park along...
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The Artists’ Backyard
2015
1st Place

The Artists’ Backyard

The jury felt that this project maximized both stormwater function and form in a very integrated and aesthetic way. They were also impressed by...
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Best Habitat Creation

Church Creek Headwaters Restoration
2015
1st Place

Church Creek Headwaters Restoration

Utilizing a holistic design approach this project far exceeded the minimum selection criteria. This exemplary, cost-effective project transformed an illegal dumping ground into a restored...
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Brookfield Park Wet Pond Reconstruction
2015
2nd Place

Brookfield Park Wet Pond Reconstruction

This project had great merit in the Best Habitat Creation category, particularly with regards to the stewardship of existing pond wildlife. Remarkably Fairfax County, VA went the extra mile...
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Best Stream Restoration

Meadow Creek Stream Restoration
2015
Honorable Mention

Meadow Creek Stream Restoration

The Meadow Creek stream restoration project was a collaborative effort between The Nature Conservancy and the City of Charlottesville, Virginia to conduct restoration along...
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Mechumps Creek Restoration Project
2015
3rd Place

Mechumps Creek Restoration Project

Students and faculty at Randolph-Macon spearheading planning and fundraising to complete a stream restoration project along about 1,200 feet of Mechumps Creek in Ashland,...
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Poplar Point Stream Restoration
2015
2nd Place

Poplar Point Stream Restoration

Where a 20 foot deep eroding gully lay until 2014, a beautiful restored coastal plain stream with a highly connected floodplain now exists. The...
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Daylighting of Broad Branch and Restoration of its Linnean Park Tributary
2015
1st Place

Daylighting of Broad Branch and Restoration of its Linnean Park...

The restoration of the Linnean Park tributary and the daylighting and restoration of Broad Branch are two linked projects located in Northwest, Washington DC....
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