2023 Top Projects – Bow Creek Stormwater Park

Dec. 18, 2023
According to early estimates, the project will have the capacity to capture and store approximately 320 acre- feet of storage volume.

Jeff VanFossen, project manager for the stormwater engineering center of Virginia Beach Public Works, and Chad Morris, Planning, Design & Development administrator for the City of Virginia Beach Parks and Rec Department, share details about the #1 2023 Top Project – the Bow Creek Stormwater Park. The City of Virginia Beach decided to transform the 121-acre Bow Creek Golf Course into a multi-faceted facility, the Bow Creek Stormwater Park Facility, that will provide stormwater storage, allowing for flood mitigation while restoring natural systems.

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Katie Johns

Katie Johns, editor-in-chief of Storm Water Solutions and Water Quality Products, graduated from the University of Missouri in 2016 with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Johns joined the Storm Water Solutions team in September 2019. Johns also helps plan the annual StormCon conference and co-hosts the Talking Under Water podcast. Prior to entering the B2B industry, she worked as a newspaper reporter and editor in Sarasota, Florida, and a magazine assistant editor in the Chicago suburbs. She can be reached at [email protected].