Blog & Events • Month: November 2020

Save the Date: Winooski Clean Water Service Provider (CWSP) and Basin Water Quality Council (BWQC) Info Sessions: Wed 12/8 and Wed 12/15

November 22, 2021

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC), the Clean Water Service Provider (CWSP) for the Winooski Basin, is hosting two informational sessions for municipalities, groups, and individuals interested in water quality issues in the Winooski watershed. We hope you will participate. The Winooski CWSP and BWQC will be playing an important role in the prioritization […]

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CVRPC Seeks Municipal Candidates for Winooski Basin Water Quality Council

November 10, 2021

CVRPC, the Clean Water Service Provider (CWSP) for the Winooski basin, is conducting outreach efforts to municipalities. We are seeking candidates who wish to represent municipalities on the Basin Water Quality Council (BWQC). There are 49 municipalities in the Winooski Basin. Two (2) candidates will be selected to represent municipalities.   Please complete the application […]

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CVRPC and Town of Moretown Complete Stormwater Treatment Final Design Phase

October 18, 2021

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) is pleased to announce that they have completed the final engineering design phase for a project that will treat stormwater runoff at the Moretown Elementary School and Town Office in Moretown, VT.  The project will treat stormwater draining from surrounding hillsides and the parking lot shared by the […]

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106 Ways to Protect and Restore Water Quality in the Lake Champlain Basin

October 12, 2021

MONTPELIER – The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), in collaboration with local nonprofits, town officials, scientists, and regional planners, has completed two tactical basin plans that will be available for public comment from October 13 to November 12, 2021. The two plans outline more than 100 combined strategies to restore and protect rivers, lakes, and […]

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What is Going on in Your Watershed?

September 29, 2021

CVRPC’s Clean Water Advisory Council will be hosting “What is Going on in Your Watershed?”  A 2021 Lamoille Tactical Basin Plan public meeting on October 14th at 6:00 pm. Join the Lamoille River Watershed Planner and watershed partners for a presentation and discussion on the 5-year update to the State of Vermont Lamoille River Tactical […]

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CVRPC and Town of Berlin Implement Stormwater Treatment at Berlin Town Office

September 23, 2021

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) is pleased to announce that they have completed a multi-phase project to treat stormwater runoff at the Berlin Town Office in Berlin, VT. This project started with a Stormwater Master Planning (SWMP) process where it was identified and prioritized as one of the top five projects within the […]

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VEM Flood Resilient Communities Fund: Applications due Oct 29

VEM is soliciting applications under a brand-new grant program: Flood Resilient Communities Fund. The focus of this program is flood mitigation work that does not fit under the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grants. RPCs, nonprofits, and municipalities are all eligible applicants. The focus of this funding is briefly outlined below: Flood-vulnerable structure and buyout […]

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FY2022 Grant Funding for Municipal Highway and Stormwater Mitigation

August 26, 2021

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to provide financial assistance to municipalities in an ongoing effort to improve the quality of water statewide. Grants funded through this program must have a transportation link. The enabling legislation that determines eligibility is as follows: “Any environmental mitigation activity, including pollution […]

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