Glenora Tributary Stream Restoration

Part of the Glenora Tributary project area after restoration.

Part of the Glenora Tributary project area after restoration.

The Glenora Tributary is one of several perennial streams that feed Watts Branch, a tributary of the Potomac.  The highly impervious nature of the watershed led to enlargement and bank erosion, thereby affecting the stream habitat and water quality.  Peerless Rockville commends The City of Rockville’s Department of Public Works for undertaking a state-of-the-art stream restoration project to protect the highly eroded stream and enhance area wetlands.  In addition to extensive tree and shrub plantings, stream and forest habitats and recreational areas were protected.  The project team turned

Jim Woods, City of Rockville DPW, and Tim Schueler, Designer and Geomorphologist, and Kerry Bray, Main Designer, from Hazen and Sawyer, P.C., accept the Peerless Award from Collections Manager Katherine Rogers

Jim Woods, City of Rockville DPW, Tim Schueler, Designer and Geomorphologist, and Kerry Bray, Main Designer, from Hazen and Sawyer, P.C., accept the Peerless Award from Collections Manager Katherine Rogers. (Photo by Dean Evangelista.)

a rarely used overgrown parcel of land into a beautiful passive park while helping to achieve water quality goals.