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

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