2021

Best Ultra-Urban Project

Summit Terrace Green Neighborhood
2021
2nd Place

Summit Terrace Green Neighborhood

The Summit Terrace Green Neighborhood is a lower-cost yet highly effective project that succeeds in treating a large amount of stormwater while also creating...
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University of Maryland-Baltimore Health Sciences Facility III
2021
3rd Place

University of Maryland-Baltimore Health Sciences Facility III

The UMD Health Sciences Facility III Project stood out for its ability to overcome significant and challenging site constraints to effectively and creatively manage...
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Brandon Avenue Green Street
2021
1st Place

Brandon Avenue Green Street

The Brandon Avenue Green Street helps inspire a new vision for public spaces — a vibrant, student-oriented, mixed-use community connected by a working, performative...
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Small But Mighty

Water Wonders – Small But Mighty
2021
1st Place

Water Wonders – Small But Mighty

Due to COVID-19, typical education and outreach strategies were not safe. As a solution to continue to raise awareness during this time, the Lynchburg...
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Wild at Heart in Accotink Creek Watershed – Small But Mighty
2021

Wild at Heart in Accotink Creek Watershed – Small But...

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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Penrose Green Street Retrofit
2021

Penrose Green Street Retrofit

The Penrose Green Street Retrofit project was initiated by the Penrose community as part of Arlington’s Neighborhood Conservation (NC) program, in which communities can...
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Best Education & Outreach Project

Water Wonders
2021
2nd Place

Water Wonders

Due to COVID-19, typical education and outreach strategies were not safe. As a solution to continue to raise awareness during this time, the Lynchburg...
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Clear Creeks Bay-Wise Project at Miramar Landing
2021
1st Place

Clear Creeks Bay-Wise Project at Miramar Landing

The Clear Creeks Bay-Wise Project at Miramar Landing was an innovative education and behavior change campaign in a diverse townhome community in Middle River,...
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Anne Arundel County DPW and Watershed Stewards Academy
2021
3rd Place

Anne Arundel County DPW and Watershed Stewards Academy

The powerful partnership between the Anne Arundel County DPW and the Watershed Stewards Academy stands out for the scope of its impact. In addition...
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Best Habitat Creation

JBLE-Langley Marina Shoreline Restoration
2021
1st Place

JBLE-Langley Marina Shoreline Restoration

The Joint Base Langley Marina Shoreline Restoration created 22,215 ft2 of vegetated tidal wetland, using native seed bank to maximize the habitat value of...
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Cattail Creek Stream Restoration and Living Shoreline
2021
Honorable Mention

Cattail Creek Stream Restoration and Living Shoreline

While stream restoration projects are generally not eligible in this category, several were submitted this year. The jurors felt it was important to recognize...
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Innovative Stormwater Permit Implementation

MDOT MPA Innovative Stormwater Permit Implementation
2021
1st Place

MDOT MPA Innovative Stormwater Permit Implementation

The Maryland Port Authority uses innovative new stormwater restoration measures and management practices, while simultaneously expanding and redeveloping Port facilities. The project excels for...
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Operation Stream Shield
2021
2nd Place

Operation Stream Shield

Operation Stream Shield (OSS) is a Fairfax County interagency program to improve the water quality of County streams while at the same time transforming...
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Anne Arundel County’s Phase I MS4 Permit Implementation
2021
3rd Place

Anne Arundel County’s Phase I MS4 Permit Implementation

Anne Arundel County’s DPW stands out for the breadth and scope of their permit implementation efforts, as well as their innovative funding strategies. The...
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Best Residential Project

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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A Different Approach to “Fixing” Drainage
2021
1st Place

A Different Approach to “Fixing” Drainage

This innovative project turned the concept of fixing a backyard drainage problem, on its head. A flat area in the homeowner’s backyard held surface...
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Best BMP Retrofit

Mount Olivet Cemetery Green Infrastructure Retrofit
2021
2nd Place

Mount Olivet Cemetery Green Infrastructure Retrofit

District Stormwater, LLC partnered with the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington in a first-of-its kind green infrastructure project within DC’s historic Mount Olivet Cemetery (MTO)....
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Fair Hill Nature Center Stormwater Retrofits
2021
3rd Place

Fair Hill Nature Center Stormwater Retrofits

The Fair Hill Nature Center Retrofits excelled for its comprehensive design that used multiple stormwater treatment techniques to treat stormwater while fitting into the...
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Herrity Fountain Retrofit
2021
1st Place

Herrity Fountain Retrofit

The Herrity Fountain retrofit project demonstrates how innovation and teamwork can result in stormwater management that is truly integrated into public spaces to achieve...
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SAMPLE Herrity Fountain Retrofit
2021
First Place

SAMPLE Herrity Fountain Retrofit

The Herrity Fountain retrofit project demonstrates how innovation and teamwork can result in stormwater management that is truly integrated into public spaces to achieve multiple objectives.

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Best Stream Restoration

Upper Watts Branch Forest Preserve Environmental Stabilization
2021
2nd Place

Upper Watts Branch Forest Preserve Environmental Stabilization

The Upper Watts Branch project stood out for its comprehensive approach to stream restoration design, that included upland and floodplain conditions. The project also...
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Cat Branch Stream and Wetland Restoration
2021
Honorable Mention

Cat Branch Stream and Wetland Restoration

This project has been selected to receive an honorable mention for its outstanding creation of habitat in a stream restoration project. The restoration of...
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Davis Branch Restoration
2021
1st Place

Davis Branch Restoration

The Davis Branch Stream Restoration stands out as a great example of comprehensive restoration design, that ties together habitat improvement, monitoring and adaptive management...
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Bacon Ridge Branch (Elks Camp Barrett) Stream Restoration
2021
3rd Place

Bacon Ridge Branch (Elks Camp Barrett) Stream Restoration

The innovative approach used in the Bacon Ridge Branch Restoration resulted in restored hydrology and function through the integration of stream channel flows with...
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