CVRPC partners with Friends of the Winooski River to Launch Water Quality Monitoring Web Map
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CVRPC partners with Friends of the Winooski River to Launch Water Quality Monitoring Web Map

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) is pleased to announce the launch of an online, interactive web map in partnership with the Friends of the Winooski River (FWR). This web map displays water quality monitoring sites and results for 2019, including measures of E. Coli, Total Phosphorus and Chloride in the Winooski River and … Continue reading

Request for Proposals: 2020 LaRosa Analytical Support Grant
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Request for Proposals: 2020 LaRosa Analytical Support Grant

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC) is seeking surface water monitoring project proposals for the 2020 field season. Up to $76,000 in laboratory analysis fees is available for volunteer-based water quality monitoring through the LaRosa Partnership Program and the Vermont Agriculture and Environmental Laboratory. VTDEC recognizes that such fees are one of the most … Continue reading

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

Requests for Proposals: Lake Champlain TMDL Implementation Grants
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Requests for Proposals: Lake Champlain TMDL Implementation Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded the State of Vermont and the Lake Champlain Basin Program $4 million to implement the 2016 Lake Champlain Phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL), which sets phosphorus pollution targets for Vermont segments of Lake Champlain. The Agency of Natural Resources and the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets are administering approximately $3.5 million … Continue reading

Underhill Stormwater Master Plan Identifies Priority Clean Water Projects
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Underhill Stormwater Master Plan Identifies Priority Clean Water Projects

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and the Town of Underhill are pleased to announce the completion of the Underhill Stormwater Master Plan. The plan identifies five priority sites for projects that will maximize water quality benefits in local streams.  With detailed conceptual designs and cost estimates completed, the town is well prepared to … Continue reading

Brown Bag Lecture Series Continues: Reducing Phosphorus Pollution from Rivers
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Brown Bag Lecture Series Continues: Reducing Phosphorus Pollution from Rivers

Speaker: Staci Pomeroy, DEC Thursday, April 27, 2017 11:00 AM – Noon National Life Main Building – Winooski Room, M240 In Vermont, river instability contributes the second largest phosphorus load, just over 20%, to Lake Champlain. Learn how projects to protect and restore river corridors in the Lake Champlain Basin are helping to reduce this … Continue reading