Church Creek Headwaters Restoration

South River Federation partnered with Underwood & Associates to design this amazing regenerative restoration project, with the help of The Maryland Department Natural Resources, Anne Arundel County, Jerry Blackwell (property owner), Meadville Land Service, Chesapeake Bay Trust  and many more and volunteers. Church Creek and Wilelinor Waterway Restoration Video Located just north of Route 665 (Aris T. […]
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Underwood & Associates wins Two National Bubba Awards

Once again this year U&A provides the award winning national leadership for restoring water resources to good health. This is the 3rd year running that our work was chosen as THE outstanding work in both categories from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network First Place  2017 Best Stream Restoration North Cypress Branch Stream and Wetland Restoration This project used […]
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Anne Arundel County Watershed Restoration Contract – North

In 2014 Underwood & Associates, Inc. (U&A) was awarded the Anne Arundel County Watershed Restoration Contract – North to retrofit stormwater management facilities and provide restoration construction services in the northern half of Anne Arundel County. The contract is renewable for five years. In the first year of this contract we completed 14 separate stormwater […]
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Linnean Gully

Washington D.C. BioHabitats Project This design/build was one of three projects constructed in Washington D.C. through the partnership of  District Department of the Environment (DDOE) and partially funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). It is located at the terminus of Linnean Avenue in Soapstone Valley Park. Runoff from 18.46 acres traveled though […]
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Maryland Therapeutic Riding Center

Crownsville, Maryland U&A has restored a one mile reach of an urban stream, retrofit stormwater ponds with impervious areas that exceeded 40% and removed a dam to restore streams and associated wetlands in a 13 square mile drainage area.  But one of the most challenging, yet immensely rewarding, project we successfully realized was a design […]
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Linnean Park

Washington D.C. Biohabitats Collaboration Project The District Department of the Environment (DDOE) Watershed Protection Division (WPD) is using grant funds from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to install and monitor the performance of Regenerative Stormwater Conveyance systems (RSCs) in an ultra-urban watershed. DDOE has led coordination of the design and installation of two […]
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Broadneck Road Stream & Wetlands Restoration

Annapolis, Md Broadneck is a design/build project that restored a  stream which drains from the stormwater ponds behind the Department of Public Works depot on Broadneck Road toward Blossom Tree Drive in Annapolis.  This project serves as a demonstration for managing stormwater systems at facilities built prior to current stormwater management regulations, to bring them […]
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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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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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