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

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

Project Team
The District Department of Transportation The District Department of the Environment AECOM The Rock Creek Conservancy LimnoTech, Inc. Volkert, Inc. Fort Myer Construction Corporation DEN United General Construction
Project Description

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 DC Neighborhoods was an extraordinary multi-year project with an extensive list of partners and stakeholders in several “sewersheds.” After extensive study and assessments, the DC Department of Environment and partners installed more than one acre of permeable pavement in alleys, roadways, parking lanes and sidewalks and sixteen bioretention cells in the Right of Way. The RiverSmart Homes program engaged 136 property owners, 64 of which decided to install pervious paving, bioretention, rain barrels trees and native landscaping. This outstanding project addressed runoff from more than 38 ultra-urban acres is a replicable model for other jurisdictions.
To learn more about our winners, check out the project files on our Google Drive account here.

Best Combination of BMP in a Series

This category regognizes projects that utlized two or more practices in a series, for the best possible treatment of stormwater. Example projects include: larger residential or commercial development projects and/or small watershed restoration projects that involve multiple practices working together.

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