ACRWC Rallies to Monitor E.coli
Science

ACRWC Rallies to Monitor E.coli

Due to COVID-19 and related factors, Addison County River Watch Collaborative (ACRWC) almost put the lid on all monitoring activities this year. Once Governor Scott “opened the spigot” a bit in June, however, the organization decided to do at least minimal monitoring of E.coli in Lewis Creek, Middlebury River, and the New Haven River. Funding … Continue reading

Tactical Basin Planning subgrants to RPCs support spirited conversations on planned Clean Water Service Providers
Progress

Tactical Basin Planning subgrants to RPCs support spirited conversations on planned Clean Water Service Providers

With support from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC), the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and other RPCs have been conducting outreach to explain VTDEC’s recent RFP for the selection of Clean Water Service Provider for seven watershed basins. The Clean Water Service Delivery Act of 2019 (Act 76) established a water quality … Continue reading

Tactical Basin Planning subgrants to Regional Planning Commission and Natural Resource Conservation District improve coordination.
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Tactical Basin Planning subgrants to Regional Planning Commission and Natural Resource Conservation District improve coordination.

With support from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC), the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and the Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (WNRCD) are better coordinating their efforts to both improve the Tactical Basin Plan (TBP) development process as well as promote improved water quality. Both the CCRPC and the WNRCD (like other … Continue reading

New Tactical Basin Plans for the Winooski River and the White River Watersheds Issued by the Watershed Management Division
Announcements

New Tactical Basin Plans for the Winooski River and the White River Watersheds Issued by the Watershed Management Division

As we ring in the New Year, it’s a great time to make healthy choices.  As a state, we can start making healthy choices for our rivers, lakes and wetlands.  This year, the Watershed Management Division issued Tactical Basin Plans (TBP) for two watersheds – the Winooski River and the White River.  The TBPs are … Continue reading

Basin 9 Tactical Basin Plan Public Meeting to be Held in Randolph October 3rd
Announcements

Basin 9 Tactical Basin Plan Public Meeting to be Held in Randolph October 3rd

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be co-hosting a public meeting on the draft Basin 9 Tactical Basin Plan on Wednesday, October 3rd at the Randolph Town Hall from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Basin 9 encompasses the White River watershed, which drains directly into the Connecticut … Continue reading

A Plan for Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands of the Missisquoi Bay Watershed
Announcements / Opportunities

A Plan for Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands of the Missisquoi Bay Watershed

The lakes, rivers and wetlands in the Missisquoi Bay watershed provide recreational opportunities, drinking water and support for wildlife habitat and plant communities.  Water resource protection and remediation is necessary to ensure the community’s continued enjoyment of these uses. Karen Bates, Watershed Management Division basin planner, and partners in the watershed have assessed water resources, … Continue reading