The Value of the 1st Year's Maintenance for Green Infrastructure

Posted by Anthony Kendrick, Construction EcoServices on Wed, Mar 01, 2017 @ 08:23 AM

 

I've worked for Construction EcoServices for the last two years and one thing I've learned is that something will always go wrong during construction. It doesn't matter how good the design is, challenges will have to be conquered to reach the ultimate goal of a finished project. One of the most common challenges that occur for biofiltration systems is erosion. We faced a significant erosion problem after our team constructed 4 FocalPoint biofiltration systems on a project in Frisco, TX. A few heavy rain events is all it took for sediment to erode from the bioswale slopes and into the mulch layer.

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Tags: Low Impact Development, Green Infrastructure, Biofiltration Systems, Sustainable Stormwater Management, stormwater maintenance, FocalPoint HPMBS, stormwater systems

What's the Difference between a Clogged Biofilter and a Failed Biofilter?

Posted by Robert Adair on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 @ 02:07 PM

Check out the latest blog post by Anthony Kendrick; Business Development Manager at our Texas VAR, Construction EcoServices.

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Tags: Low Impact Development, Green Infrastructure, Water Quality, Biofiltration Systems, Sustainable Stormwater Management, stormwater

Green Infrastructure: 10 Things Every Civil Engineer Should Know

Posted by Robert Adair on Tue, Dec 08, 2015 @ 09:42 AM

My favorite stormwater blogger, Barry Fagan, is improbably located in Alabama, improbably employed by a DOT and yet is a fascinating and intellectually challenging champion of change, particularly in the stormwater arena. I only wish he was in a position to give the presentation he outlines below, not just to the Civil Engineering department at his Alma mater, but at every civil engineering department in the country. Read on, I think you'll agree:

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Tags: Low Impact Development, Green Infrastructure, Water Quality, Civil Engineers, Sustainable Stormwater Management