Land Conservation

The control of erosion and sedimentation.

Goal:

To provide urgently needed assistance for stormwater management in the form of both technical and educational outreach for each of the nine member counties.


Objective:

Assist County Departments with flood and stormwater management plan assistance including its impacts on erosion, flooding and property damage, sedimentation, aquatic health, and water quality.

Strategies:
  1. Increasing Education:  Meet with county agencies to discuss their current plans and assess their need for additional education and assistance.
  2. Assist all nine S&WCD’s to develop customized materials to be used for County Commissioners and other local officials addressing issues of stormwater management in their respective watersheds.

Objective:

Create opportunities to provide education to the public about stormwater management issues

Strategies:
  1. Assist SWCD’s in developing and distributing area wide educational materials each year to be used for educating diverse audiences about watershed issues such as drainage, flooding, erosion, sediment, and non-point source pollution.
  2. Develop a methodology for county officials to gain Certified Professional in Storm Water Quality (CPSWQ) accreditation.