A retention pond is a pond or basin that is put into place to catch the water from a higher elevation. Retention ponds are manmade and use the run off from rain and melted water. There are many people who have retention ponds added to their landscaping for several reasons. Why Have a Retention Pond? There … Continue reading What is a Retention Pond?
Stormwater Solutions visited a bio retention cell in Beaufort, North Carolina. The stormwater device is located on Pivers Island and operated by Duke University. We were on site removing weeds from one of the devices so it can continue to correctly infiltrate. The bio retention cell has two different types of sandy media and both … Continue reading BioRetention Cell in Beaufort NC
Stormwater Solutions was on site in Shallotte, NC to look at a retention pond that needed to be brought into compliance. As a result of the inspection, Stormwater Solutions found that the pond’s forebay was eroding and washing out in sections. The water was finding channels to run and bypass the overall berm. The forebay … Continue reading Retention Pond Compliance in Shallotte, NC