Birge Engineering actively promotes the design and construction of sustainable projects for our clients. Our staff of engineers and landscape architects begins each project by evaluating the potential for mitigating the effects of urban runoff on receiving waters, use of recycled water for irrigation and fire suppression systems, utilizing low impact construction techniques, best management practices and erosion control.
Sustainable projects completed by Birge Engineering have included recycled water systems for parks and schools, land stabilization projects utilizing native plant material needing no irrigation, storm water treatment systems and sediment/erosion control systems.
Services we provide include:
- Irrigation Audits
- Irrigation Design
- Planting Palette Design
- Erosion Control Plans
- Water Quality Management Plans
- Best Management Practices design, including bio-swales and infiltration systems
Birge Engineering prepared design drawings and Retrofit Investigation Narratives for converting the irrigation systems of the Chaffey High School complex in Ontario, CA, from potable water to recycled water use. This work included completing field surveys and investigations, preparing plans for the construction of new water service connections, installation of backflow protection on the read more…