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Public Participation is Vital to MS4 Pollutant Reduction Plans

**Note: The deadline to post Pollutant Reduction Plans was August 3rd, so make sure to check if your municipality submitted a new proposal or updated version!** Public Participation is Vital to MS4 Pollutant Reduction Plans Given the state of water … Continue reading

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Clean Your Water: A Helpful website to aid in MS4 Compliance

StormwaterPA is a great resource for finding information to help you reach MS4 compliance. The Clean Your Water section of the site provides resource pages for the local Wissahickon and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watersheds. However, much of this information can also be used by other … Continue reading

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Moving Ahead on Wissahickon’s Act 167 Plan

On June 16 a public meeting was held in Whitemarsh Township to present the Wissahickon Act 167 Stormwater Management Plan. The plan was developed through  a collaboration among municipalities and other watershed  partners, the counties  of Philadelphia and Montgomery, and Temple … Continue reading

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William Penn Foundation Commits $35 Million to Protect Drinking Water

Watershed Alliance organizations are key participants in the recently launched Delaware River Restoration & Conservation Initiative of the William Penn Foundation.  As part of one of eight designated clusters,  Alliance Partners  received resources for targeted outreach and education, water quality … Continue reading

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Act 167 Stormwater Management Plans

A lot of water had passed under the bridges since the passing of Stormwater Management Act 167 in1978.  The Act requires counties to adopt watershed-based plans that address the impacts of accelerated stormwater runoff. Two new Act 167 stormwater management … Continue reading

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