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.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]