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.
Our specialized services allow a municipality to increase its understanding of an issued Municipal Separate Storm Sewer (MS4) Permit through cost effective program and project development. Our team of Engineers, Landscape Architects, Scientists and Construction Managers provide a complete set of tools to address all components of an MS4 permit and corresponding Stormwater Management Program (SWMP) for a municipality.
The facilities director for the Penn State Hershey Medical Center (PSHMC) campus was looking for more sustainable alternatives to manage large areas of open space and particularly challenging areas such as stormwater facilities and steep slopes.
The project includes stream bank stabilization, riparian buffers, and bio-retention (bump-outs) to achieve nutrient and sediment reductions
We identified and implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) to fulfill goals of the Township’s Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP).