Our values

Our Values

At Luck Ecosystems, our values are the principles of the way we operate our businesses. From the way we work internally each day, to the relationships we foster with our customers and communities, we are guided by four core values.

Commitment

Takes personal responsibility for the success of self, others, and the organization

  • Model safety, health, and environmental stewardship
  • Do what it takes
  • Pursue excellence
  • Celebrate success

Creativity

Delivers ideas and innovation that add value

  • Be curious
  • Learn new skills
  • Be open to change
  • Explore and experiment

Integrity

Earns the trust and respect of others

  • Be honest
  • Do what you say
  • Hold self and others accountable
  • Give and receive feedback

Leadership

Ignites human potential and performance

  • Value diversity and differences
  • Develop self and others
  • Inspire confidence and optimism
  • Confront issues
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Ensuring a healthier environment with engineered soil and stone blends that keep waterways naturally pollutant-free, restore streambeds and promote the protection of shorelines.

Rainscape Product Family

Our RainScape product family was created to support our shared commitment to improving the outdoor experience through sustainable construction while protecting streambeds and waterways. With an extensive line of engineered media, RainScape offers engineers, contractors and landscape architects a highly effective way to exceed project goals while meeting regulatory requirements for stormwater management.

RainScape products include soil mixtures that organically filter sediment from stormwater to keep local waterways naturally pollutant-free. Our biofiltration systems help meet total maximum daily load (TMDL) goals while complying with construction stormwater guidelines. We also make custom and structured soil blends as well as riprap to restore and protect streambeds and shorelines.

RainScape Products

Biofilter Media

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Biofilter Media

We stock biofilter media in a variety of specified blends to meet the technical and regulatory requirements of any project.

Biofilter Media DDOT
Biofilter Media DOEE 3.20
Biofilter Media MDE B.4.1
Biofilter Media MDSHA 920
Biofilter Media DEQ v1.9
Biofilter Media DEQ v2.0
Custom Blended Biofilter Media
Key Benefits
  • Designed to meet DC Department of Transportation Green Infrastructure Standard Specification 621.09, 2014
  • Biofilter composed of base loam, coarse sand and organic amendment per specifications
  • Mechanically proportioned and blended for accurate and homogenous results
  • Meets texture, permeability and nutrient requirements
  • Locally sourced from recycled materials
Applications
  • Filters stormwater runoff and provides adequate growing media for plant uptake of captured nutrients
  • For use in bioretention basins and bioswales
  • Where well-draining, sandy topsoils are required
Key Benefits
  • Designed to meet DC Department of Energy and Environment Stormwater Management Guidebook, Table 3.20, July 2013
  • Biofilter with phosphorous and CEC requirements
  • Mechanically proportioned and blended for accurate and homogenous results
  • Meets texture, permeability and nutrient requirements
  • Locally sourced from recycled materials
Applications
  • Filters stormwater runoff and provides adequate growing media for plant uptake of captured nutrients
  • For use in bioretention basins and bioswales
  • Where well-draining, sandy topsoils are required
Key Benefits
  • Designed to meet Maryland Stormwater Design Manual, Appendix B.4.1, Construction Specification for ESD Practices, Revised May 2009
  • Biofilter with highest organic matter content (OM > 10%) 
  • Mechanically proportioned and blended for accurate and homogenous results
  • Meets texture, permeability and nutrient requirements
  • Locally sourced from recycled materials
Applications
  • Filters stormwater runoff and provides adequate growing media for plant uptake of captured nutrients
  • For use in bioretention basins and bioswales
  • Where well-draining, sandy topsoils are required
Key Benefits
  • Designed to meet Maryland State Highway Administration Landscape Specifications, Section 920, 2018
  • Biofilter with 20% by volume mulch to meet the MD State Highway Administration requirements
  • Mechanically proportioned and blended for accurate and homogenous results
  • Meets texture, permeability and nutrient requirements
  • Locally sourced from recycled materials
Applications
  • Filters stormwater runoff and provides adequate growing media for plant uptake of captured nutrients
  • For use in bioretention basins and bioswales
  • Where well-draining, sandy topsoils are required
Key Benefits
  • Designed to meet Virginia DEQ Stormwater Design Specification No. 9, V1.9, March 1, 2011
  • Biofilter with phosphorous and CEC requirements
  • Mechanically proportioned and blended for accurate and homogenous results
  • Meets texture, permeability and nutrient requirements
  • Locally sourced from recycled materials
Applications
  • Filters stormwater runoff and provides adequate growing media for plant uptake of captured nutrients
  • For use in bioretention basins and bioswales
  • Where well-draining, sandy topsoils are required
Key Benefits
  • Designed to meet Virginia DEQ Stormwater Design Specification No. 9, V2.0, January 1, 2013
  • Biofilter with phosphorous and CEC requirements
  • Mechanically proportioned and blended for accurate and homogenous results
  • Meets texture, permeability and nutrient requirements
  • Locally sourced from recycled materials
Applications
  • Filters stormwater runoff and provides adequate growing media for plant uptake of captured nutrients
  • For use in bioretention basins and bioswales
  • Where well-draining, sandy topsoils are required
Custom Blended Products

With our advanced blending capabilities, deep product knowledge and sourcing expertise we can help engineer and custom blend products to meet your unique job specifications and requirements.

More Information

For more information about custom blended biofilter media, please contact us at 1-877-904-5825.

Call us at 1-877-904-5825 for questions

Imbricated Riprap

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Imbricated Riprap

We stock and custom size imbricated riprap to meet the needs of the most technical streambed restoration projects.

Imbricated Riprap
Key Benefits
  • Satisfies VDOT soundness and abrasion loss requirements
  • Minimum unit weight of 180 lbs/CF
  • Diabase & granite parent rock material
  • Shaped to meet most project requirements
Applications
  • Stream structures
  • Erosion control
  • Stream restoration projects
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Streambed Mixes

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Streambed Mixes

We stock and custom blend streambed mixes to meet the needs of your streambed restoration projects.

Bank Run Gravel
Reinforced Bed Mix
Key Benefits
  • Well-graded particle size distribution from natural deposits
Applications
  • Stabilizes streambed restoration mixes
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Key Benefits
  • Custom blends of sand, gravel, cobble, bank run, soil and crushed stone riprap to meet specific project needs
  • Creates balanced ecosystems with natural aesthetics
  • Prevents stream bed erosion
Applications
  • Used in reinforced beds in Stream Restoration Projects
  • Armors channel beds
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River Stone and Cobbles

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River Stone and Cobbles

We stock and source river stone and cobbles in a variety of grades to meet the needs of your streambed restoration projects.

River Stone and Cobbles
Key Benefits
  • Natural washed river gravel, stone and cobbles
  • Custom blends available
  • Various sizes available; including: 1/2”, 1”, 1”-3” river stone and 4”-6”, 8”-12” river cobble
Applications
  • Decorative landscaping
  • Streambed restoration mixes
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Sand

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Sand

We stock birdshot drainage sand/gravel for use in a variety applications where a clean, fine, natural aggregate is needed.

Drainage Gravel

Stabilized Aggregate

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Stabilized Aggregate

We stock and blend organic media to stabilize aggregate for use in pathways.

Organic-Lock™ Stabilized Aggregate
Stabilizer® Stabilized Aggregate
Custom Blended Stabilized Aggregate
Key Benefits
  • Reduces maintenance of crushed stone pathways
  • Resists erosion
  • Self-healing
  • Maintains natural look and feel
Applications
  • Use anywhere erosion resistant crushed stone pathway is preferred
  • Pedestrian and bicycle pathways
  • Fire lanes and light vehicular traffic areas
  • Golf cart and baseball applications
Key Benefits
  • Reduces maintenance of crushed stone pathways
  • Resists erosion
  • Self-healing
  • Maintains natural look and feel
Applications
  • Use anywhere erosion resistant crushed stone pathway is preferred
  • Pedestrian and bicycle pathways
  • Fire lanes and light vehicular traffic areas
  • Golf cart and baseball applications
Custom Blended Products

With our advanced blending capabilities, deep product knowledge and sourcing expertise we can help engineer and custom blend products to meet your unique job specifications and requirements.

More Information

For more information about custom blended stabilized aggregate, please contact us at 1-877-904-5825.

Call us at 1-877-904-5825 for questions
The RainScape Difference

Our RainScape product family is rigorously tested for quality and designed to adhere to state specifications. Through custom product development and ongoing support, we partner with customers to deliver successful projects of all sizes, while ensuring a healthier environment.

Testing ensures consistent quality

Our experienced team of quality control experts oversees rigorous in-house and third-party testing to meet our high standards for physical, chemical and biological consistency.

Following stormwater management best practices (BMP)

We produce to any state specification, including topsoil, biofiltration and other blended media. Our materials are engineered to follow low-impact development (LID) guidelines.

Creating custom products, delivering ongoing support

From start to finish, we partner with customers to find the right long-term solution for every project. We can apply our consistently blended, high-quality product mix or engineer a new product to meet specific job site requirements.

Streambed Restoration

As population centers expand and forests and fields are replaced by roads and shopping centers, naturally occurring streams are losing the drainage...

Locations and Distribution

Markets Served

We are based in central Virginia, where Luck Companies was founded more than 95 years ago. We proudly serve customers across Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. with on-hand inventory ready to meet the demand of your next project.

Delivery Service

Right product. Right place. Right time. Customers rely on our extensive hauler relationships and dispatch expertise to ensure on-time and on-spec delivery of products for every project, regardless of size, complexity or location.

Mobile Plants

Our advanced capabilities in mechanical blending are not limited to our fixed-plant locations. We’re able to custom-blend high-quality products on site as part of our commitment to help keep projects on schedule and within budget.