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Vandergrift, PA Silva Cell Streetscape Installation

Vandergrift, PA, a small town in the borough of Westmoreland County about 40 miles east of Pittsburgh, is the subject of a dandy article about a Silva Cell streetscape installation currently underway in the Valley News Dispatch. The Vandergrift commercial district had lacked a stormwater management system, meaning that streets flooded easily even during small rain events…. More

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FAQs: Silva Cells & Tree Stability

A few weeks ago we tackled Frequently Asked Questions about how the Silva Cell manages stormwater on-site. This week we’ll examine questions about how tree stability is affected by the use of the Silva Cell.1) The proposed trees on my plans will be rooted to a depth of 900 mm of macropore rich soil within the Silva Cells…. More

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Minneapolis Silva Cell Installation in the Stormwater Magazine Newsletter

Our tree and stormwater intallation of over 10,000 Silva Cell frames in downtown Minneapolis, MN(which we call the Marq2) got another great mention this week — this time in Stormwater Magazine’s online newsletter. It’s really gratifying to see this project continue to get recognition. The cost savings to the city are significant, so this is a great… More

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Poster Presentation at the LID Conference in San Francisco

We will be participating in the 2010 International Low Impact Development Conference in San Francisco next week. The theme is “Redefining Water In the City,” and as you can imagine, we have a lot to say on that topic! Peter MacDonagh, the Director of Design + Science for Deep Root Urban Solutions, will be there… More

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Marq2 Installation Gets Some Nice Press in LASN!

Our Silva Cell installation along Marquette and 2nd Avenue in Minneapolis, MN got some nice press in this month’s Landscape Architect & Specifier News! It’s gratifying to see this project, which cut stormwater utility fees for the city nearly in half, get this recognition. Now our only question is… why didn’t they identify this mystery… More

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Silva Cell Stormwater Testing Data Available Fall 2010

Almost a year ago I guest-posted on Landscape Architecture Resource’s blog about Toronto’s forward-thinking adoption of green utilities like trees and soil to help treat stormwater. In that post, I discussed a Silva Cell stormwater proof-of-concept installation that we completed, in conjunction with the City of Toronto and Ryerson University, along The Queen’s Way in… More

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