Wolcott Mitigates Stormwater at Town Garage
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Wolcott Mitigates Stormwater at Town Garage

In 2017, the Town of Wolcott was awarded a $15,888 Ecosystem Restoration Grant by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to capture and infiltrate stormwater and reduce erosion at the Wolcott Town Garage and Fire Station. The town contributed $12,274 in-kind match, dedicating staff time and materials to complete the project. The installation of stormwater mitigation practices … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Class 4 Road Erosion Remediation and Demonstration Project
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Class 4 Road Erosion Remediation and Demonstration Project

In an effort to demonstrate the importance of municipalities addressing significant erosion sources from Class 4 roads, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) conducted a remediation and demonstration project in the Towns of Calais, Moretown, and Worcester. The project was funded by a grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the Lake Champlain … Continue reading

River Corridor Plan Highlights Strategies to Improve Water Quality and Flood Resilience in Moretown
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River Corridor Plan Highlights Strategies to Improve Water Quality and Flood Resilience in Moretown

With support from a Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Ecosystem Restoration Grant, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) and Bear Creek Environmental, LLC recently completed a Stream Geomorphic Assessment and River Corridor Plan for the Mad River, Jones Brook, and their tributaries. Bear Creek Environmental and CVRPC assessed approximately 11 stream miles within Moretown, … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Completes Stormwater Master Plans for Four Towns
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Completes Stormwater Master Plans for Four Towns

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) completed the stormwater master planning process for four of its member municipalities! Through funding provided by the Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program at the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the CVRPC retained Watershed Consulting Associates (WCA) to complete Stormwater Master Plans (SWMPs) for Berlin, Plainfield, Barre City and … Continue reading

Chittenden County MS-4 Permitees rebrand stormwater awareness campaign; launch Rethink Runoff
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Chittenden County MS-4 Permitees rebrand stormwater awareness campaign; launch Rethink Runoff

Nine Chittenden County municipalities and three other entities are launching Rethink Runoff, a new multi-year public education and participation campaign focused on reducing the impacts of stormwater runoff. The campaign, with technical assistance from the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC), is a combined effort of the municipalities of Burlington, Colchester, Essex, Essex Junction, Milton, … Continue reading