Past Stormwater Steward Winners


Business/Design Firm: Smith Planning Group for their innovative green infrastructure project (including pervious pavers, a concrete flume, and a pair of rain gardens) designed for the Athens Orthopedic Clinic Imaging Center.
Organization: Watershed UGA for their important impact on the health of ACC watersheds, particularly those on campus.


Citizen: Gwyneth Moody and Daniel Peiken for their beautiful residential rain garden and bioswale in the front yard of their home.
Business: Bojangles' restaurant and Kimley-Horn and Associates for installing an innovative stormwater treatment train and bioretention area in the back of Bojangles' property.


Citizen: John F. Crowley, PhD for his residential Green Infrastructure including cisterns, permeable surfaces, terraces, and a detention basin, resulting in nearly complete runoff capture.
Business: J’s Bottle Shop and Sam’s Food Mart for their rain garden and pervious parking lot, designed by Ed Lane of the Smith Planning Group.


Citizen: Manita & OC Dean for their home rain garden project
Organization: Upper Oconee Watershed Network for their citizen science water quality monitoring and outreach
Community Involvement: John Atkins & Kristi Sego of Master Naturalist Program, Rain Garden Project at UGA Cooperative Extension Office


Citizen: Evelyn Wenk for her Hill Street rain garden project
Business: Breedlove Land Planning, Inc. for their work on the UGA Special Collections Library


Greg Denzin; G & G Landscape Design for the Nowhere Road Stormwater Runoff Project


Greg Denzin; G & G Landscape Design for the Hall Street Residential Rain Garden Harvest


Margie Noonan for the Neighborhood Down the Drain


Matthew Tanner of Breedlove Land Planning, Inc. for the St. James United Methodist Church


University of Georgia Office of University Architects for the UGA Performing and Visual Arts Center


FARMCO Athens Inc for the Jose Iza Project


Robinson Fisher Koons Inc. for the Firehall 4 Animal Hospital


Williams and Associates, Land Planners P.C. for the The Arches at Mitchell Street

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