Lochiel Farm receives Conditional Use Approval

Over the past several months, DL Howell worked closely with Bentley Homes’ team of consultants to obtain Conditional Use approval for a multi-family community near the intersection of Ship Road and Lincoln Highway in West Whiteland Township. The community, which is...

Lochiel Farm receives Conditional Use Approval

Over the past several months, DL Howell worked closely with Bentley Homes’ team of consultants to obtain Conditional Use approval for a multi-family community near the intersection of Ship Road and Lincoln Highway in West Whiteland Township. The community, which is...

Oh poo, do I need a Manure Management Plan?

Yes, you do if you own a farm in Pennsylvania that applies manure or agricultural process wastewater to the land. If you don’t mechanically apply the manure yourself, it is still required if your farm contains pastures or Animal Concentration Areas (ACAs). A pasture...

Cost of College

The increase in college tuition has been on a consistent rise over the last several years. In fall of 2016, it was determined that tuition costs have reached a record high. For an in-state student to attend a public university, the total costs have gone up more than...

Berwyn Village Receives Final Township Approval

D.L. Howell has enjoyed working closely with Stonehaven Homes for several months on some exciting residential developments in both Easttown/Tredyffrin Township Chester County and Middletown Township, Bucks County. Last week, the Easttown Township Board of Supervisors...

Manfredi Cold Storage Facility Nears Completion

Approximately two years after Land Development approval through New Garden Township, the Manfredi Cold Storage Expansion is nearing completion. Manfredi Cold Storage is a full service environmentally controlled storage facility providing cold storage for products...

What’s D.L. Howell & Associates Working on Now?

DL Howell has been contracted by the Westover Companies for site design for leasing offices and fitness centers at their apartment complexes in Pennsylvania and Delaware. The Westover Companies is headquartered in King of Prussia and was founded in 1965. Since then...

Proper Safe Sight Distance Calculations Can Save Lives

We’ve all been there. You’re in the car trying to pull out of someone’s driveway, and it is next to impossible to see vehicles traveling down the street. The sweat starts to bead on your brow and visions of an impending accident race through your mind. Inevitably,...

Using Drones for ALTA Surveys 

D.L Howell & Associates started incorporating the use of UAV's or Drones into our Civil Engineering and Surveying workflow in 2016, and the use of Drones has actually "Taken Off" for both companies.  One of the latest uses was an ALTA Survey for a shopping center in...

CSO – Oh no!

Combined sewer systems (CSSs) are sewers that carry domestic sewage, stormwater runoff, and industrial rainwater in the same pipe. Ideally, this water combination is taken to a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), treated, and returned into a nearby waterbody. During...

What Color is Your Roof?

You may already know about green roofs, but have you heard of blue roofs? Blue roofs are stormwater management systems located on the building roof that provides temporary storage and the slow release of stormwater. These systems have been found to be beneficial in...

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