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 […]

Helping People Use Resources Wisely

Helping People Use Resources Wisely

Helping People Use Resources Wisely Stable soils…clean streams…healthy forests…productive farms…sustainable communities. For 62 years, the Westmoreland Conservation District has been promoting the thoughtful, wise use of the natural resources we all share.

Plastic Outfall Pipe

Plastic Outfall Pipe

Municipal officials and engineers, please note: Widespread problem in sediment basins and detention ponds with plastic outfall pipes leaking.

Questions about Floodplains or Flood insurance?

A community’s agreement to adopt and enforce floodplain management regulations, particularly in regard to new construction, is important in making flood insurance available to home and business owners.