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

Brown Bag Lecture #3: Stormwater Manual and Updates on Stormwater Regulations
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Brown Bag Lecture #3: Stormwater Manual and Updates on Stormwater Regulations

Speaker: Kevin Burke, DEC Thursday Dec. 8, 2016 11:00 AM-Noon Winooski Room The Department of Environmental Conservation is updating the Vermont Stormwater Management Manual to improve upon stormwater treatment and control requirements, including a new focus on reducing runoff and incorporating green stormwater infrastructure. Learn about where we are in the process, changes made to … Continue reading

Four Central Vermont Towns Set to Develop Stormwater Master Plans Starting in October, 2016
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Four Central Vermont Towns Set to Develop Stormwater Master Plans Starting in October, 2016

Under the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP), the towns of Barre City, Barre Town, Plainfield and Berlin, were awarded funds to develop municipal stormwater management plans. With the assistance of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC), work on these plans is set to begin in late 2016. Water quality … Continue reading

CVRPC Hosts Joint Training for Municipal Road Erosion Inventory Guidance
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CVRPC Hosts Joint Training for Municipal Road Erosion Inventory Guidance

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission hosted a joint training with the Vermont Agency of Transportation on May 26th to learn and share ideas on the interim Municipal Road Erosion Inventory Guidance. 30 planners from all of Vermont’s 11 Regional Planning Commissions, the VT Agency of Natural Resources, and the VT Agency of Transportation attended. … Continue reading

Town of Jericho and CCRPC to develop Jericho Stormwater Master Plan
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Town of Jericho and CCRPC to develop Jericho Stormwater Master Plan

With funds provided by a DEC Clean Water Initiative grant and the Town of Jericho, the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) has hired Watershed Consulting Associates of Burlington to develop a Stormwater Master Plan for the Town. This type of planning is needed now as the 2016 Jericho Comprehensive Town Plan predicts a 5% … Continue reading

Two-Rivers Ottauquechee Commission Helps Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield Address Stormwater
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Two-Rivers Ottauquechee Commission Helps Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield Address Stormwater

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) completed a Stormwater Management Plan in late February for the Ayers Brook, a tributary of the White River, whose watershed primarily covers parts of the Towns of Randolph, Braintree, and Brookfield. Ayers Brook has been historically classified as impaired due to high levels of streambank erosion, loss of riparian … Continue reading

Park-Winter Meadow-Tremont Neighborhood Managing Stormwater Runoff
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Park-Winter Meadow-Tremont Neighborhood Managing Stormwater Runoff

The Friends of the Winooski River with support from the City of Barre has completed a stormwater master plan for a neighborhood in the City.  The master plan has resulted in designs for three conservation practices. The Park‐Winter Meadow‐Tremont neighborhood sits in a steeply pitched northeast corner of Barre City.  Even during relatively modest rain … Continue reading