With the spring thaw coming after a heavy snow, concerns of potential flooding occur. One way that landscape architects help the environment are through Best Management Practices that involve storm water.
Many of these bio-engineering solutions include soils and plant materials that aid in slowing runoff and filtering the water to reduce flooding and erosion and improve water quality. Here is an article from HACE, the Housing Authority of the City of Erie, that features the rain garden that we designed and installed this past summer.
Continuing to improve Erie’s environment for 60 years!