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Not all filter socks are the same

Posted on 04/06/16 by in Storm Water Services

Compost filled filter sock is an approved perimeter control.

The Environmental Protection Agency lists sediment (soil particles in water) as the most common pollutant in rivers, streams, lakes, and reservoirs. Roughly 70% of the sediment in any body of water is from human land use and the other 30% is from natural erosion and deposition processes. A method to minimize the amount of sediment escaping from large areas... read more

Living In Harmony with Wildlife - White-tailed Deer

Posted on 03/29/16 by Kelly in Educational Outreach

Photo Credit:  Viette's Beautiful Gardens

I love wildlife and creating wildlife habitat, but combining the lifestyles of humans and wildlife isn't always easy. You need to have some kind of management plan, an open mind and a lot of patience/tolerance. The goal of this blog series is to learn about various "nuisance" species, how to recognize the signs, why they do what they... read more

Celebrate Water Today!

Posted on 03/22/16 by Claire in Euclid Creek Watershed

Today is ‪#‎WorldWaterDay‬, a day dedicated to celebrating the importance of water for our daily lives – from sustaining life to fishing to recreation. Think of something you can do today to help our local waterways: recycle unused prescription medicine at a designated drop off location, sign up for a stream cleanup or an activity like 4 Miles 4 Water pick up... read more

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan: Amendments & Modifications

Posted on 03/15/16 by Brent in Storm Water Services

The design, architecture, and engineering that go into a construction project are, extensive. The typical full set of plans for a project consists of many different types of professional drawings: architectural, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and more. The civil engineering set typically consists of, but not limited to; site grading, site utilities, SWP3, and more. The Storm Water... read more

Rocky River Meeting Clean Water Act Goals for Biology for the First Time

Posted on 03/09/16 by Jared in Rocky River Watershed

2015 Rocky River Designated Aquatic Life Use Attainment - for a larger image visit http://tinyurl.com/RR2015attain

Note: For a larger images of the above maps, visit http://myrockyriver.ning.com/maps. A recent study conducted by Ohio EPA indicates that all 11.8 miles of the Main Stem of the Rocky River are now in complete attainment of its Warmwater Habitat designated aquatic life use. In other words, the Rocky's Main Stem supports the number and diversity of fish and... read more