Catch Basins of the World

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LOLCATS WEEKLY ROUND-UP 14 JUNE 2011

Here's the weekly best of what I've gleaned from I Can Has Cheezburger efforts. There are some really creative folks out there. ...

Somewhere in there there might actually be a catch basin. The failure mode of a CB is important to consider, here it may be advantageous to have included an overland conveyance or a secondary basin to provide drainage. Asphalt Pavement, Dug Up, Rescue Vehicles, Basins, The Expanse, Frost, This Is Us, Fire, Urban

Somewhere in there there might actually be a catch basin. The failure mode of a CB is important to consider, here it may be advantageous to have included an overland conveyance or a secondary basin to provide drainage.

There's a catch basin in there, somewhere, perhaps forgotten. This leads to the obvious question in urban drainage design: where does the water go? The failure mode chosen here is not optimal as the standing water can hide pavement defects, in an emergency this could be dangerous for fire and rescue vehicles and personnel. Asphalt Pavement, Dug Up, Rescue Vehicles, Basins, The Expanse, Frost, This Is Us, Fire, Urban

There's a catch basin in there, somewhere, perhaps forgotten. This leads to the obvious question in urban drainage design: where does the water go? The failure mode chosen here is not optimal as the standing water can hide pavement defects, in an emergency this could be dangerous for fire and rescue vehicles and personnel.

A sluice from Main Street Metuchen down to a RR Right-of-Way (now the Middlesex Greenway). That's Old School! Basins, Main Street, Old School, History, World, Image, Historia, The World

A sluice from Main Street Metuchen down to a RR Right-of-Way (now the Middlesex Greenway). That's Old School!

This "Lake" is actually an impoundment on a river in upstate NY. Engineering Consulting, Westchester County, Basins, Surface Area, East Coast, Service Design, Acre, Restoration, Journey

Gardens Lake Restoration Project, Mamaroneck, NY

Mr. Schaffer’s previous firm was retained by the Westchester County Department of Public Works to provide engineering consulting and design services for a dredging and wetlands restoration project at Gardens Lake in Mamaroneck, New York. The surface area of the lake is approximately 4 acres and had original lake depths of 6 to 10 feet. […]

Black River Reservation, one of Nature's mighty catch basins Basins, River, Black, Black People, Rivers

Seasons Greetings 2012

Seasons Greetings from JFS Engineering, PC. We’d like to thank our friends, clients, and allied professionals for making 2012 a great year. We owe you a debt of gratitude for helping to build our practice. This year we’ve touched some interesting projects including; community gardens, non-profit, high-end residential, international design, and institutional sites. We’re proud to have […]

A tree pit in West Orange, NJ. I would have set the mulch below the brick, but the cobblestone is a nice energy dissipation device. Orange Nj, West Orange, Basins, Brick, Sidewalk, Plants, Side Walkway, Walkway, Bricks

A tree pit in West Orange, NJ. I would have set the mulch below the brick, but the cobblestone is a nice energy dissipation device.

A beautiful cast iron trench drain grate at the new Revel Casino in Atlantic City. This was one small feature of their excellent green roof and promenade space. Trench Drain, Basins, Atlantic City, Cast Iron, Space, Green, Beautiful, Floor Space, Spaces

A beautiful cast iron trench drain grate at the new Revel Casino in Atlantic City. This was one small feature of their excellent green roof and promenade space.

Raised Bed Rain Garden - a fresh take on an ancient concept Water Department, Rain Garden, Basins, Raised Beds, Book Design, Floor Plans, Concept, Fresh, Projects

Infill Philadelphia: SoakItUp! Exhibition

UPDATE: Our presentation board from the event is now available for download (3 MB). A design book from the exhibition is also available online. We are proud to announce the selection of two projects for the Infill Philadelphia: Soak It Up! Exhibition. Co-sponsored by the Community Design Collaborative, Philadelphia Water Department, and the US Environmental Protection […]

Circular Catch Basin in Homer, Alaska. Note the settlement ring around the structure, likely due to poor compaction during backfill. Homer Alaska, Basins, Note, Ring, Rings, Jewelry Rings

Circular Catch Basin in Homer, Alaska. Note the settlement ring around the structure, likely due to poor compaction during backfill.

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Found this in Mid-Town Manhattan near a new client's building. That's set into solid bluestone slab baby! Basins, Manhattan, Personalized Items, Building, Baby, Buildings, Baby Humor, Infant, Babies

Found this in Mid-Town Manhattan near a new client's building. That's set into solid bluestone slab baby!