Four Stormwater Mitigation Final Designs Underway for Arlington Schools
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Four Stormwater Mitigation Final Designs Underway for Arlington Schools

The Bennington County Conservation District (BCCD), on behalf of the Battenkill Valley Supervisory Union, received an Ecosystem Restoration Grant in December 2019 through Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Clean Water Initiative Program. The grant has provided funding to secure the topographic surveys and 100% designs needed for four stormwater retrofits near the Martha Canfield … Continue reading

Woodbury Moving Forward to Four Stormwater Mitigation Final Designs
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Woodbury Moving Forward to Four Stormwater Mitigation Final Designs

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) on behalf of the Town of Woodbury recently received two grants: Design Implementation Block Grant from the Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission and an Ecosystem Restoration Program grant award from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). These funds will be used to bring four preliminary stormwater … Continue reading

Floodplain Restoration Completed to Help Improve LaPlatte River Water Quality
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Floodplain Restoration Completed to Help Improve LaPlatte River Water Quality

Did you know that the LaPlatte River (which passes through Hinesburg, Charlotte, and Shelburne, emptying into Lake Champlain at Shelburne Bay) has fair or poor water quality (consistently surpassing the state’s allowed levels for phosphorus), and the lower portions are impaired for E. coli (bacteria)? One of the reasons for this poor water quality is … Continue reading

Chittenden County RPC mixes and matches grant funds to spur development of clean water projects
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Chittenden County RPC mixes and matches grant funds to spur development of clean water projects

With support from a variety of grant sources, the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) is working to move clean water projects from Scoping to Conceptual Design to Final Design to Construction. Its member municipalities, like others throughout Vermont, are on the frontlines of efforts to help the state reach its phosphorus load reduction targets … Continue reading

Tactical Basin Planning subgrants to RPCs support spirited conversations on planned Clean Water Service Providers
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Tactical Basin Planning subgrants to RPCs support spirited conversations on planned Clean Water Service Providers

With support from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC), the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and other RPCs have been conducting outreach to explain VTDEC’s recent RFP for the selection of Clean Water Service Provider for seven watershed basins. The Clean Water Service Delivery Act of 2019 (Act 76) established a water quality … Continue reading