Past Stormwater Steward Winners


Business: McLane Company and Armentrout, Matheny, Thurmond P.C. for the pocket wetland that was designed and installed over at McLane.


Organization: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Koons Environmental Design, and the University of Georgia Office of University Architects for Facilities Planning for the Alice H. Richards Children's Garden.


Design Firm: New Urban Forestry for their design and installation of a stormwater project at a residential property off Homestead Drive.
Business: Athens' Walmart Neighborhood Market and DGC Environmental Services for the installation and maintenance of numerous stormwater facilities that encourage natural infiltration and water quality treatment.


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 UGA's 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 the ACC Master Naturalist Program for their Rain Garden Project at the UGA Cooperative Extension Office.


Citizen: Evelyn Wenk for her Hill Street rain garden project.
Business: Breedlove Land Planning, Inc. for their work done 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.