Two Stormwater Construction Projects in Central Vermont in Full Swing in Summer 2019!
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Two Stormwater Construction Projects in Central Vermont in Full Swing in Summer 2019!

Summer is beginning to wind down and with it comes the continued work on two stormwater mitigation projects in Northfield and Barre City. The Northfield project is located at Union Brook Road and Water Street, and came out of a 2015 Village Stormwater Planning effort by the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC). The project … Continue reading

Stormwater Best Management Practices in Rutland’s East Creek Watershed
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Stormwater Best Management Practices in Rutland’s East Creek Watershed

The Rutland Natural Resource Conservation District (RNRCD) is seeing results with its stormwater mitigation efforts for two streams within the Otter Creek watershed in Rutland City. East Creek and Tenney Brook (a tributary to East Creek), flow through moderately-to-heavily urbanized areas of Rutland Town and Rutland City resulting in increased stormwater runoff into the streams … Continue reading

Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they?  Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions
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Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they? Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions

Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they?  Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions. This is the second post in a series about stormwater misconceptions identified by Green Infrastructure Initiative Roundtable.  We hope that these posts will foster greater understanding and integration of Green Stormwater Infrastructure practices and Low Impact … Continue reading

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Best Management Practice Fact Sheets
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Green Stormwater Infrastructure Best Management Practice Fact Sheets

The Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative recently unveiled a set of 9 fact sheets that describe the essential details of Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Best Management Practices (BMPs).  Sheets are available for the following BMPs: Bioretention, Constructed Gravel Wetland, Green Roof, Infiltration Trench, Pervious Pavement, Rain Barrels & Cisterns, Stormwater Planter, Stormwater Tree Pit, and Vegetated … Continue reading

Soils for Stormwater Workshop is a Success!
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Soils for Stormwater Workshop is a Success!

More than 25 individuals packed a Jeffords Hall Conference Room at UVM on Thursday, October 24. They were there to learn about the complex interactions between soil and stormwater. The workshop provided in-depth information about soil characteristics, soil mapping, groundwater hydrology, and factors that influence infiltration. This information was supplemented by a presentation highlighting local … Continue reading