2016 Stream Partners Grant

Posted by Michael Brooks on February 5, 2016 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

At our first Board Meeting of 2016 on January 27,  WSWA was presented a check for $4920 by Alana Hartman, Basin Coordinator for the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, for our 2016 Stream Partners Grant. The funds will be used to create a rain garden in Greenway Cemetery in an area that is unoccupied by any grave sites-and unsuitable for future burials because of its risk of flooding. This is the seventh Stream Partners Grant that WSWA has received. WSWA has partnered w...

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Stream Partners Grant for work at the Greenway Cemetery

Posted by MikeB on February 16, 2015 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

This grant will install the following green stormwater

control practices:

1) Conveyer Belt Diversion Breaks are used on low

traffic roads to divert water off the road surface. It consists

of a piece of used conveyer belt bolted to treated lumber

and buried in the road.

2) Berms are formed by maintenance practices and road

erosion. Removal of the berms will encourage sheet flow

into surrounding land areas rather than the concentrated

flow i...

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WSWA Recipient of Two Rivers Giving Circle Grant

Posted by Tyler Orr on November 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Warm Springs Watershed Association is the recipient of a $3000.00 grant from the Two Rivers Giving Circle, part of the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation. This grant is the culmination of discussions that have taken place over a long period of time. Partners in this discussion have included:

  • personnel from the school administration, including the Superintendent of Schools, the Chief Financial Officer, the Superintendent of the Building and Grounds Committee and the Presiden...
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WSWA Awarded Stream Partners Grant

Posted by Tyler Orr on November 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Once again, the Warm Springs Watershed Association has been awarded a $5000.00 Stream Partners grant.

Funds from this grant will be used by WSWA to improve the riparian buffer by planting 100 trees on three adjacent lots of privately-owned land located in the floodplain of Warm Springs Run. The area to be planted is on the west side of US Route 522, between the Dairy Queen and Winchester Grade Road.

In an effort to further educate the public about the impor...

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WSWA a Partner in National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Grant

Posted by Tyler Orr on November 16, 2013 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Forty projects in the Chesapeake Bay watershed received $9.2 million in grants from the Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund, which is administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). The Town of Bath was awarded $50,000.00 as part of the Small Watershed Grants (SWG) Program. Warm Springs Watershed Association is listed as one of the partners in the grant proposal. The general goal of the SWG program is to help nonprofit organizations and local governments to improve the condition...

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