Arundel on the Bay

Anne Arundel County, MD This project, constructed by U&A over a seven week period beginning in November 2013, consists of a roadside bioretention system and a living shoreline in the Arundel on the Bay community. The South River Federation established clear goals for this project: water quality improvement and habitat creation within the project area. […]
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Gray’s Luck

Pasadena, Maryland   This design project repaired a broken outfall by constructing an integrated stream and wetland design in order to reduce the velocities and peak flows to the outfall of Furnace branch. The plan shows the downstream portion to be revegetated with native plant species.    
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Manhattan Beach

Severna Park, MD This site restores the historic community beach and tidal marsh in the community of Manhattan Beach. Regenerative Storm Channel (RSC) techniques are used to harness tidewater energy to cast sand back on shore. The project also replaces an asphalt swale at the street-end park with RSC. This treats stormwater runoff from 10 […]
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Davidsonville Wildlife Sanctuary

Davidsonville, MD This design/build project is located at the Daivdconville Wildlife Sanctuary through the partnership of the South River Federation. The objective of this project was to enhance the aesthetics of the sanctuary while also creating a series of sand seepage wetlands to infiltrate pollutants before traveling to Beard’s Creek. The design included five weirs […]
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Pope Branch

Washington, DC The Pope Branch Stream Restoration project required the restoration of 4,770 linear feet of a tributary to the Anacostia River that is divided into three sections by culverts under Minnesota Avenue SE and Branch Avenue SE, Washington, DC.  This project is the first stream restoration project for DC Water, which usually only undertakes […]
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Hidden Pond

Hidden Pond RSC (Annapolis, MD) For this project, Underwood & Associates designed and constructed an integrated tidal pond and living shoreline RSC that also allowed for fish passage.
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Kirwans Landing

Chester, MD   At the request of Queen Anne’s County DPW, U&A designed and constructed an RSC in the Kirwin’s Landing development. This stream restoration extends 220’ linear feet in a series of riffles and pools and resulted in .23 acres of wetland creation. This was the first Regenerative Design project constructed in Queen Anne’s […]
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Windy Hill

Centreville, MD The RFP for this project requested a new, cost-effective, ecologically friendly shoreline stabilization design that was sustainable and replicable. Underwood & Associates, Inc. (U&A) won this design award and construction project based on our Living Shoreline approach. In place of 1,000 feet of failing bulkhead, we constructed three headland marshes and attendant tombolos […]
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Lizard Hill

Bishopville, MD   The Lizard Hill Wetland Creation Project is a 20-acre effort near Bishopville, Worcester County, MD. The site, an abandoned sand mine which required remediation, presented a special opportunity to target Atlantic white cedar restoration. This evergreen species and its associated community were once very common along eastern flood plains of coastal rivers […]
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Rupperts Ravine Stream Restoration

Anne Arundel County, Maryland Bio Habitats Collaboration Project Using fluvial geomorphologic principles in conjunction with soil bioengineering, this design project, completed in 2013,  developed and designed a stream restoration plan for Rupperts Tributary, a Coastal Plain stream located in Anne Arundel County, MD. Some specific works tasks include the hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, channel geometry, […]
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