Correcting The Cove

by Lawrence Alewine, Project engineer in the Raleigh, North Carolina, office of Stantec, which has its headquarters in Edmonton,
Kelly Smith, P.E., Senior principal in Stantec’s Jacksonville, Florida, office during project design and construction. Smith is now senior project manager in the Jacksonville office of Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc.

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2020, Vol. 90, Issue 2, Pg. 68-73


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: The city of Naples, Florida, has helped improve water quality by developing an ecologically friendly approach to managing stormwater where it enters a small cove of Naples Bay. With its "living shoreline" and parklike setting, the project provides wildlife habitat and attracts human visitors as well, exemplifying how even modest efforts can go a long way toward achieving natural restoration goals.

Subject Headings: Water quality | Ecological restoration | Urban areas | Aquatic habitats | Quality control | Stormwater management | Bays | Shoreline | Florida | United States

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