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The Stony Run Watershed - Investments Help Local Agriculture and Community

The Stony Run Watershed – Investments Help Local Agriculture and Community

The Stony Run Watershed is located in northeastern Westmoreland County north of Derry. From its headwaters, it flows north seven miles to the Conemaugh River and drains a total of 13 square miles. Although small, this watershed has been identified as one of the highest in Westmoreland County in the amount of sediment and nutrient […]

The Kinlock Basin

The Kinlock Basin

Even though residents of Kinlock may never see the new detention pond the Westmoreland Conservation District helped to create a few miles away, they definitely will notice the big, positive difference it makes in their quality of life. It will reduce flooding – a problem that has plagued this small community near Lower Burrell for […]