2017

Best Ultra-Urban Project

University of Virginia Hospital Green Roof
2017
3rd Place

University of Virginia Hospital Green Roof

The new hospital green roof was designed not only for stormwater treatment, but to create a calming visual landscape for patients by replicating the...
Read More
Lot E Staircase and Water Quality Improvement
2017
1st Place

Lot E Staircase and Water Quality Improvement

This project provided a unique solution to the urban infrastructure challenge of treating stormwater on a steep slope, while also increasing pedestrian safety in...
Read More
2017
Honorable Mention

O Street NW Green Street

The O Street project was completed as a redevelopment project with the reconstruction of Dunbar High School, America’s first public high school for black...
Read More
District Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE) Headquarters
2017
2nd Place

District Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE) Headquarters

The new design for the DOEE headquarters building incorporates an 11,000 square foot green roof, and innovative curbside bioretention in the street right of...
Read More

Best Industrial Site

The City of Harrisonburg Public Works Facility
2017
1st Place

The City of Harrisonburg Public Works Facility

This project combines on-the-ground work with an education and training campaign to identify, prevent and control pollutant discharges from the property. In addition to...
Read More

Best Maintained BMP

The Dell at the University of Virginia
2017
1st Place

The Dell at the University of Virginia

Built in 2003, this exceptionally-maintained hybrid BMP combines the benefits of a stream daylighting project, a wet pond with forebay, and the surrounding restored...
Read More

Best Education & Outreach Project

Rockville Storm Drain Mural Project
2017
3rd Place

Rockville Storm Drain Mural Project

The City of Rockville partnered with VisArts, a local art nonprofit, to solicit storm drain mural designs from local artists and pain murals on...
Read More
Teaching a Community in English and Spanish to Plant a Community Forest
2017
1st Place

Teaching a Community in English and Spanish to Plant a...

The town of Edmonston has a population of 1,500 residents, approximately 48% of whom are Latino, and 35% of whom are African American. Prior...
Read More
Fairfax County Citizen Science Floatable Monitoring Program
2017
Honorable Mention

Fairfax County Citizen Science Floatable Monitoring Program

More than 350 students from seven schools within the Fairfax County Public Schools system participate as citizen scientists to help staff monitor floatables in...
Read More
Hickey Run Heroes Targeted Watershed Education Project
2017
2nd Place

Hickey Run Heroes Targeted Watershed Education Project

This multi-pronged outreach program, with the goal of reducing stormwater runoff in the community, incorporated a competition to increase participation in the RiverSmart Homes...
Read More

Best Habitat Creation

Flory Park Buffer
2017
3rd Place

Flory Park Buffer

This 4.2 acre forested buffer included approximately 100 native trees and 25 native shrubs per acre. The new buffer was designed to create multiple...
Read More
Four Mile Run Wetland Restoration
2017
1st Place

Four Mile Run Wetland Restoration

This two-acre wetland restoration project involved an extensive invasive species abatement plan and the establishment of several diverse habitat types through a watershed approach...
Read More
Jefferson Park Constructed Wetland
2017
2nd Place

Jefferson Park Constructed Wetland

This project was a retrofit of a 10-acre detention basin to a level 2 constructed wetland. The terraced design, including berms, marsh areas and...
Read More

Best Residential Project

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...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More

Best BMP Retrofit

2017
2nd Place

Quail Meadows Stormwater Management Retrofit

This project involved the retrofit of an existing wet detention facility by diverting stormflows from a local stream into a wet extended detention facility,...
Read More
James Terrace Water Quality Improvement Project
2017
1st Place

James Terrace Water Quality Improvement Project

This project involved the installation of an innovative system of water quality treatment facilities to reduce nutrient and bacteria loads and decrease flooding in...
Read More
Anacostia River Watershed Smart Integrated Stormwater Management
2017
3rd Place

Anacostia River Watershed Smart Integrated Stormwater Management

This project involved a retrofit of a wet pond with an innovative technology called Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control (CMAC). This creative and cost-effective...
Read More

Best Stream Restoration

Nash Run Stream Restoration and Trash Trap
2017
3rd Place

Nash Run Stream Restoration and Trash Trap

This project was a 1,400 foot stream restoration project that was combined with the installation of a trash trap. The project required substantial legacy...
Read More
North Cypress Branch Stream and Wetland Restoration
2017
1st Place

North Cypress Branch Stream and Wetland Restoration

This project used an integrated watershed restoration approach, creating or enhancing 7.4 acres of non-tidal wetland through the approximately 3,000 linear feet of stream...
Read More
Edith J. Carrier Arboretum Stream Restoration
2017
Honorable Mention

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum Stream Restoration

This project restored 1,080 feet of a headwater tributary on the James Madison University Campus. The project design used an innovative approach to restoration, creating...
Read More
Annapolis Harbour Center Stream and Wetland Restoration
2017
2nd Place

Annapolis Harbour Center Stream and Wetland Restoration

This stream and wetland restoration project restored a 1,500-foot reach while also providing greatly improved aquatic and upland habitat function. The project involved the...
Read More
A HUGE “thank you!” to our 2017 sponsors who help make the BUBBAs happen:

BUBBAs Benefactors: