Lititz Run at Oak Street Floodplain Wetland Restoration

LandStudies was hired by the Borough of Lititz to restore a wetland within the floodplain of Lititz Run that has been affected by historic human activity such as mill operations, channel straightening, road development and bridge construction, which have indirectly and directly led to the alteration and degradation of the stream and associated floodplain wetlands.

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Penn State University’s College of Arts and Architecture Alumni Society Awards LandStudies President

Kelly Gutshall, LandStudies President, is the recipient of Penn State University’s 2018 Arts and Architecture Alumni Award for Landscape Architecture. The award is given to one alumni recipient within each of Penn State’s departments to recognize career achievements in the arts and design disciplines. Kelly received her award during the Alumni Awards Ceremony in early […]

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Wet Weather vs. Dry Weather Sampling

A Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permitted community needs to monitor their system for potential illicit discharges, as we discussed last month. An illicit discharge can come from a leaking sanitary sewer or water main, illegal sewage connections, landscape waste like grass clippings and leaves, seasonal draining of swimming pools, residue from nearby concrete-related […]

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Green Master Plan Leads to Stormwater Improvements at the Wrightsville Riverfront Park

Approximately three years ago, LandStudies (LSI) provided a green master plan, engineering, permitting, and related design services for “green infrastructure” improvements that will provide efficient management of urban stormwater runoff for Wrightsville Borough, York County, and improve the environmental function of the river corridor associated with the 11-acre Wrightsville Riverfront Park. LandStudies’ work piggybacked off […]

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Addressing Stormwater Management Requirements in MS4 Communities

To Manage Stormwater Runoff, Don’t Forget to Look in the Mirror A lot of the work of stormwater management for a permitted Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) community deals with education and outreach to the public, developers, the construction industry, and others who may have an impact on runoff into nearby streams and rivers. […]

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