Natural System Design Practice

ARM provides sustainable technology-driven solutions for water resources and the environment.

Our team has over 100 years of collective experience to address the needs associated with stormwater runoff, water quality, infrastructure design, hydrology assessment and modeling, acid rain, treatment of waste water, sedimentation, habitat loss/ecosystem degradation, permit compliance and monitoring. As leaders in natural system design practices, we are committed to continually advancing the understanding and application of these design technologies in relation to our services.

Vertical Flow Limestone Bed, Mosquito Creek Watershed, Clearfield County

ARM is passionate about the water resources within the communities in which we live and work and we strive for improvement, maintenance, and conservation of this important resource while educating the public and our clients about how to convert a potential liability into a benefit. Natural System Design investments can often provide the following benefits:

  • Cost Savings & Less Maintenance
  • Land Preservation
  • Water Quality Improvements/Removing Pollutants
  • Stormwater Management & Land and Infrastructure Protection
  • Improved Species Diversity and Habitat Value/Landscape Connectivity, Wetland Restoration & Banking, Riparian Buffer Enhancement
  • Climate Resiliency
  • Increased Educational and Recreational Opportunities
  • Regulatory Compliance


Let ARM assist you with Natural System Design approaches/solutions to meet project needs and provide supporting benefits at multiple levels. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Mitigating Wetland & Aquatic Habitat Losses
  • Mitigating Stormwater Impacts
  • Stabilizing & Restoring Stream Systems & Habitats
  • Designing Wetlands for Water Treatment
  • Monitoring Ecological Changes & Trends
  • Environmental Construction Management