Case Studies

Browse the case studies listed below.

Explore real-life challenges faced by trade professionals and contractors across a range of industries, and learn how Ferguson Waterworks facilitated solutions to help them achieve success.


Learn about how we saved our customer $4,000,000 using high strength geotextile.

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To make the acreage useable for heavy hauling at a New Jersey Windport, it was necessary to overload the subsoils at the site with a large embankment of fill to accelerate the settling anticipated with the fine-grained saturated soils.

A vegetated beemat installed in Armory Pond, NC by a student studying its impact on reducing algae blooms.

A student at NC State University studies the impact of strategically placing Beemats Floating Wetlands to reduce algae blooms and excess nutrients

Products: Beemats
Wawa gas station with impervious surfaces uses R-Tank for storing stormwater underground.

With little to no permeable surfaces at a new Wawa Gas Station, engineers work with Ferguson Waterworks to install an underground stormwater storage tank.

Vegetated beemats in local lake, helping to reduce phosphorous and nitrogen.

Strategically placed floating wetlands substantially reduce phosphorous and nitrogen in local lake - improving water quality, enhancing recreational activities, and discouraging algae blooms

Beemats, biological filter for runoff, lining a retention pond

A biological filter for runoff was added to a heavily used drainage basin to improve water quality before entering the Chesapeake Bay.

Products: Beemats
Case studies - Results of using permeable pavers to meet stormwater requirements & extend a parking lot in Norfolk, VA

Explore how we used durable permeable pavers to meet stormwater requirements and extend a government client’s parking lot square footage.

Results of biofiltration system that reduced parking lot ponding in Salem, MA - more case studies from Ferguson Waterworks

Examine how a space-saving biofiltration system reduced parking lot ponding, slowed discharge rate and increased water quality for important wildlife at a historical site.

Case studies - this Focalpoint biofiltration system met stormwater requirements and maximized parking spaces

FocalPoint increases available parking at a new medical center with visually appealing solutions that meet stormwater requirements

Case studies - Results of a successful timber wall replacement in Mechanicsville, VA

See how replacing a bowing timber wall with high-performance turf reinforcement mats resolved a precarious situation and protected a hill from erosion.

Case studies - results of substation stabilization on an emergency spillway, slope and outfall channel in Eastern Virginia

Discover how a substation resolved costly erosion issues on an emergency spillway, slope and outfall channel with permanent erosion control that held up to a hurricane.

Case studies - Results from the new stormwater storage system under an office complex parking lot in Harrison, NY

See how quickly we designed and installed a new stormwater storage system under an office complex parking lot after the existing one began to fail.

Case studies - results from a cost-effective subsurface system with HS-25 loading requirements in Flushing, NY

Discover how a cost-effective subsurface stormwater management system met HS-25 loading requirements for a new home improvement store’s parking lot.

Case studies - Results of urban green infrastructure projects in partnership with Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority

Explore a range of enhanced urban green infrastructure projects in partnership with Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority and others that improved the Steel City’s natural resources.

Case studies - Results of cost-effective scourlok retention wall in Hornell, NY

Find out how a cost-effective retention wall was quickly installed to protect an existing water main between two water tanks.

Products: SCOURLOK™
Restoration Case studies - Prince William County took on the challenge of permanently protecting a stream bank in Virginia

In response to pervasive scouring and erosion, Prince William County took on the challenge of permanently protecting a stream bank in Virginia.

Case studies - Gravel parking is replaced with permeable paving system to reduce clogging and maintenance in Baltimore, MD

iscover how a budget-friendly permeable paving system reduced clogging and maintenance after stormwater repeatedly damaged a gravel parking lot.

Virginia Department of Transportation stabilized pipe outfall on a busy two-lane road without shutting down traffic - VDOT Case Studies

Learn how the Virginia Department of Transportation stabilized pipe outfall on a busy two-lane road without shutting down traffic.

For case studies about accessibility, usability, and safety, Ferguson Waterworks has you covered - here's one from Lincoln Street Boat Launch

Explore how Ferguson Waterworks helped reduce erosion and improve the accessibility, usability, and safety of the Lincoln Street boat launch.

Case studies involving focal point bioretention systems

Learn how a micro-Bioretention stormwater system qualified for a grant by serving as both stormwater management and an interactive educational tool.

Case studies - Digging a trench during the Cape Coral North 2 utilities expansion project

Learn what steps the city of Cape Coral, FL, took to remove nitrogen and phosphorus from stormwater runoff.

Pulled from Ferguson Waterworks' case studies, a glance of the ACB Ohio creek watershed project midway through

Discover what steps were taken by the city of Norfolk, VA, to reduce flooding events impacting two historic neighborhoods in a watershed area.

InterAx Geogrid installed at a container yard for subgrade stabilization.

Ferguson provides design assistance to reduce stone fill and enhance subgrade stabilization for the container yard

EcoBloxx Installation for residential erosion control.

Ferguson Geo and Stormwater provided an aesthetically pleasing residential erosion control solution that addressed runoff, permeability, and dwelling access.

Blue Elk Solar construction site location in the process of constructing temporary access roads.

When an abundance of rainfall made it difficult to construct temporary access roads for a project site, contractors called upon the experts at Ferguson Waterworks.

IMPA Solar Park overview with revitalized sandy soils.

To revitalize the depleted, sandy soils at a new solar site, Ferguson Waterworks consulted with partner Profile® Products to analyze the soil and create a custom solution.

Products: Biotic Soil
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When an Abandoned Mine Land reclamation project cannot establish vegetation, Ferguson Waterworks develops a custom blend of soil additives that compensates for the soil, sun exposure, and high winds.

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When a steep slope struggles to maintain vegetation and has severe erosion, Ferguson Waterworks steps in, provides a custom solution, and generates sustainable vegetation within four months.

Products: Biotic Soil
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The slopes of a newly established access road were resistant to develop vegetation. Ferguson Waterworks steps in to analyze the soil and provide effective and fast coverage.

Products: Biotic Soil

Learn how biotic soil amendments were used to re-establish vegetation in the San Juan Mountains of Silverton, Colorado.

Products: Biotic Soil

Learn how Stormcrete solved standing water safety issue for the City of Doral.

Products: STORMCRETE®
Installation of the R-Tank, a subsurface stormwater storage device.

A small-footprint subsurface stormwater storage system freed up space in a busy parking lot and saved the contractor precious time and money.

See how Ferguson Waterworks resolved ditch flooding and erosion next to a busy street in Naples, Florida.

FocalPoint helps reduce traditional gray infrastructure, meanwhile accommodating stormwater BMPs and treating runoff before it enters the surrounding wetlands

Solar Farm Mount Jackson

Learn how Ferguson Waterworks addressed some concerning erosion problems on a solar farm in Mt. Jackson, VA.

Products: ShearForce
Case studies - Contractors mitigated runoff at a solar farm in Roanoke Rapids, NC

See how contractors mitigated erosion and sediment runoff at a solar farm in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

Products: ShearForce
Case studies - results from installing permeable paving & machine technology to get an abandoned site up to stormwater code

Explore how we used permeable paving and machine technology to help bring an abandoned site up to stormwater code prior to development—saving the client almost $1 million.

Case Studies

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