Listeners of 93.9 The River, WHMP, and Lazer 99.3 will soon be receiving a 30-second lesson on the importance of managing our region’s stormwater, complements of the Connecticut River Stormwater Committee - a coalition of 17 communities here in the Pioneer Valley.
Michelle Chase, the town's engineer, and Patty Gambarini, principal environmental planner for the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, are among the officials who are expected to be involved in these ongoing discussions.
Two upcoming events hosted by the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) and Chicopee 4Rivers Watershed Council (C4RWC) in Chicopee and Ludlow will celebrate an opportunity for area residents to better understand the health of our local rivers and streams, as well as get a chance to explore and enjoy the lower Chicopee River.
The Barnes Aquifer Protection Advisory Committee (BAPAC) is expected to give recommendations to the city soon in an attempt to improve the protection of the Barnes Aquifer and other water sources.
PVPC: CHICOPEE AND HOLYOKE TO HOST SECOND PUBLIC WORKSHOPS TO REDUCE STORMWATER RUNOFF THROUGH U.S. FOREST SERVICE URBAN TREE PLANTING PROGRAM
The Cities of Chicopee and Holyoke and their partners – Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, Valley Opportunity Council and Nuestras Raices - will be hosting a second set of public workshops to promote green streets in those communities to resume a three-year effort to integrate more urban trees and green infrastructure into planned city road reconstruction projects.
BELCHERTOWN – Local officials are finalizing plans to help keep polluted stormwater out of Arcadia Lake.
CHICOPEE — Ludlow resident Tom Rouleau clambered down the north bank of the Chicopee River just upstream of the Davitt Bridge Wednesday with a small, plastic bottle in hand.
By Mary Serreze, Special to the Republican June 17, 2016 EASTHAMPTON---Volunteers are sought to monitor water quality in the Manhan River between July and September of this year.
By the Brattleboro Reformer Posted: 6/6/2016 SAXTONS RIVER >> In time for the summer recreation season, the Connecticut River Watershed Council and 16 partners have launched the 2016 Connecticut River water sampling program.
PVPC is putting money from a Connecticut River Watershed Council settlement fund to good use this year with water quality monitoring that will allow the region's residents and visitors to check the health of the river at www.ConnecticutRiver.us