SELECTING CLEAN WATER SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR VERMONT’S WATERSHEDS
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SELECTING CLEAN WATER SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR VERMONT’S WATERSHEDS

The Clean Water Service Delivery Act of 2019 (Act 76) establishes a new water quality project delivery approach to meet Vermont’s clean water goals, and establishes a long term funding source for the Vermont Clean Water Fund. Act 76 establishes new regional organizations called Clean Water Service Providers (CWSPs). With policy and priority setting from … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission and Friends of the Mad River Complete Stormwater Master Plans for Eight Towns in Two Watersheds!
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission and Friends of the Mad River Complete Stormwater Master Plans for Eight Towns in Two Watersheds!

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) completed the stormwater master planning process for eight of its member municipalities in the Kingsbury Branch and Mad River Watersheds! Through funding provided by the Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program at the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the CVRPC in partnership with the Friends of the Mad River … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Outreach on Surface Water Management Strategies!
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Outreach on Surface Water Management Strategies!

Through funding from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) conducted outreach to communities in Central Vermont interested in pursuing efforts to reclassify surface waters to a higher level of protection.  CVRPC met with Conservation Commissions in Middlesex, Marshfield and Northfield to inform them on those surface waters within … 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

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

State Announces Lake Memphremagog Restoration Plan
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State Announces Lake Memphremagog Restoration Plan

The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding two public meetings to present the Lake Memphremagog, Coaticook and Tomifobia Rivers Tactical Basin Plan, which outlines how the State will achieve new phosphorus pollution targets for the Memphremagog Watershed in Vermont. Thursday, November 9th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Winooski Room (M240), National Life … Continue reading