Lowber Passive Treatment System Gets Quick Repairs

Lowber Passive Treatment System Gets Quick Repairs

Even passive wetland treatment systems need active maintenance from time-to-time. And, recently, some “quick response” repairs were needed at the passive treatment system that removes iron oxide from Sewickley Creek in Lowber. During an inspection of the Lowber site this spring, Rob Cronauer of the Westmoreland Conservation District and Bob and Ben Hedin of Hedin […]

Terminating Construction Stormwater Permits Powerpoint

Terminating Construction Stormwater Permits Powerpoint

Attention Engineers and Planners Here is a PDF of a helpful Powerpoint presentation on terminating stormwater construction permits. Click here  

Kathy Hamilton Receives Award from Sewickley Creek Watershed Association

Kathy Hamilton Receives Award from Sewickley Creek Watershed Association

Westmoreland Conservation District Stormwater Technician Kathy Hamilton was recognized by the Sewickley Creek Watershed Association (SCWA) at their recent annual dinner with a special award in recognition of her design work on various SCWA projects. These projects include best management practices installed along a large parking lot to help control stormwater entering a creek which […]

Pavement Removal to Benefit Stream at Westmoreland County Community College

Pavement Removal to Benefit Stream at Westmoreland County Community College

BEFORE (during removal of pavement) AFTER (showing infiltration swales and riparian buffer) Westmoreland County Community College – Riparian Buffer and Stormwater Management Retrofit The Westmoreland County Community College Campus has recently had a facelift along the Sewickley Creek tributary that bisects the campus. Concerned with the amount of untreated surface runoff that flows from the […]