Many of our projects have received state and national recognition. Some of our most noteworthy projects are listed below.
Innovative Stormwater Best Management Practices
Stormwater Best Management Practices Award Recognition by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Philadelphia for innovative stormwater Best Management Practices in southeastern Pennsylvania for the development of the F. X. Browne, Inc. constructed wetland retrofit to treat stormwater runoff and filter parking lot pollution on the grounds of the company headquarters in Lansdale , PA.
Stormwater Best Management Practices Award Recognition for innovative stormwater management design for Homsher Hill, LLC's Stony Creek Farms , an Age-Qualified Residential Development in Worcester Township , Pennsylvania .
Stormwater Management Award by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Philadelphia for the design of the Overbrook Environmental Education Center with the Community Design Collaborative.
New Jersey Environmental Excellence Award
The Central Avenue Wastewater Treatment Facility, designed by F. X. Browne, Inc. for Burlington Township, New Jersey, received the New Jersey Environmental Excellence Award for Innovative Technology. The first of its kind in the U.S., this innovative 3.65 million gallon per day Phased Isolation Ditch treatment plant saved the township $4 million in construction costs and continues to save thousands of dollars each year in operations and maintenance costs. The Environmental Excellence Award was given by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, together with NJ’s Corporation for Advanced Technology and League of Municipalities.
Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partners – Environmental Partnership Award
The Twin and Walker Creeks Watershed Conservancy of Shohola, Pike County, received an Environmental Partnership Award from Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partners for promoting a better understanding of their watershed and its ecosystem, and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the watershed through proper management and stewardship. F. X. Browne, Inc. prepared the management plan for the Twin Walker Creeks Watershed, and we conduct an annual water quality monitoring program for the Conservancy’s volunteer monitors.
The Northeastern Pennsylvania Environmental Partners include the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, and the state’s Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
The Greenway Plan F. X. Browne, Inc. developed for the Crosswicks Creek/Doctors Creek Watershed Regional Planning Group, with the combined support of six municipal environmental commissions, received an award from the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) for its multiple-town cooperative effort. The plan identifies preservation and management strategies to protect water quality and scenic, historic and recreational resources.
F. X. Browne, Inc. receives Outstanding Corporation Award
F. X. Browne, Inc. received the Outstanding Corporation Award from the North American Lake Management Society. Each year the award is presented to a corporation which has supported the Society and has performed outstanding work in the management and restoration of lakes. F. X. Browne, Inc. was one of the founding members of the North American Lake Management Society and has performed hundreds of lake and watershed management projects in 14 states.
This award was presented to F. X. Browne, Inc., the Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District, and the Wallenpaupack Area School District for outstanding achievement in environmental education excellence for the highly successful environmental education curriculum developed by F. X. Browne, Inc., sponsored by the Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District, and implemented by the Wallenpaupack Area School District. This program and curriculum has evolved in recent years into the statewide Pennsylvania Environmental Education Curriculum.
Our lake and watershed management program for Lake Wallenpaupack in Pennsylvania won the "Take Pride in Pennsylvania" Award for its Phase I Management Plan and its 14 years of implementing the plan.
Our project for Shawnee Development, Inc. also won the "Take Pride in Pennsylvania" Award. The project received recognition for our management plan that protected wetlands and water quality by using an innovative stormwater management plan.
Our Phase I Study of Franklin Lake, New Jersey received the "Take Pride in America" Award and was recognized in a ceremony at the White House. It received recognition for its public education and public participation program that involved local citizens and public officials in developing a lake management plan.