Dimensions - November/December 2009 - (Page 2)

Avenel Set for PGA Return Professional golf will return next fall to TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, a championship-caliber golf course in Montgomery County, Maryland, that recently reopened after a major renovation. The course hosted tour events for nearly 20 years until closing in 2007 to address chronic flooding issues along with other significant upgrades. TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm has received high acclaim since the completion of the environmentally sensitive restoration, culminating in the PGA TOUR’s selection of the site for the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship in October 2010. Restoring the Stream Valley The centerpiece of the course renovation was the restoration of Rock Run and two of its tributaries Rock Run Restoration Improves Tournament Players Clubs (TPC) Course that flow through the course. The streams run along seven holes of the golf course and frequently flooded as a result of extensive erosion. The restoration of Rock Run and its tributaries transformed the stream channel back to its original path, using the principles of fluvial geomorphology and connecting the restored channel with a functional floodplain. “Rain events in the one- to fiveyear range should not be producing flooding, but they were at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm,” says Milan Moore, a designer with PGA TOUR Design & Construction Services, Inc. “After the 2006 Booz-Allen Classic was almost lost due to flood damage, it was clear that the future success of the golf course, from a functionality standpoint, depended on the stream restoration aspect.” Dewberry, along with environmental consultant LandStudies, Inc., worked closely with the PGA TOUR to optimize the golf course development while creating a stable and self-sustaining stormwater management system. In addition to the stream restoration, 12 acres of new wetlands buffer the course and enhance drainage, with stormwater entering the marsh rather than submerging the course. “The stream restoration effort added many species of trees, shrubs, grasses, and aquatic plants, which served to stabilize banks and filter run-off in the floodplain,” says Moore. “The new wetlands now provide habitats and refuge for the wildlife native to the site.” “The intention was to restore the stream valley to the condition it was in 200 years ago,” says Michael Sullivan, general manager of TPC http://www.tpcpotomac.com/Default.aspx?p=DynamicModule&pageid=267553&ssid=135055&vnf=1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Dimensions - November/December 2009

Dimensions - November/December 2009
Contents
TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm Reopens
New Tool for Managing Flood Emergencies
Taking the LEED
Consolidating Correctional Facilities
Bradley University Projects Underway

Dimensions - November/December 2009

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2019winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2018fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2018summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_annualreview2017
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2018winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2017fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2017summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_annualreview2016
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2017winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2016fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2016summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_annualreview2015
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2016winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2015fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2015summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_annualreview2014
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2015winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2014fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/dewberry/Dewberry/dimensions_2014fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2014summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2014spring
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2014winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2013fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2013summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2012annualreview
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2013winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2012fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2012summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2011annualreview
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2012winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2011fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2011springsummer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2011winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2010fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2010summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20100102
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20091112
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20090910
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2009summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20090304
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20090102
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20081112
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20080910
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_2008summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20080304
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/Dewberry/dimensions_20080102
http://www.nxtbookMEDIA.com