Watershed Restoration Plans

PRESCRIPTIONS FOR CURING THE AILMENTS of THE ROOT-PIKE BASIN WATERSHEDS

 
 
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Pike River Watershed Plan

EPA-approved, 9-key Element Plan

Key Watershed Issues: 

  • Phosphorus and nitrogen from farming practices and storm water runoff
  • eColi and other pathogens from agriculture and storm water runoff
  • Suspended solids from storm water runoff and stream bank erosion
  • Loss and fragmentation of open space/natural habitat
  • Reduced water infiltration & increased water use
  • Invasive/non-native plant species
  • Chlorides (salinity) from road salt
  • Low dissolved oxygen
 

Root River Watershed Plan

EPA-approved, 9-key Element Plan

Key Watershed Issues

  • Phosphorus and nitrogen from farming practices and storm water runoff
  • eColi and other pathogens from agriculture and storm water runoff
  • Suspended solids from storm water runoff and stream bank erosion
  • Loss, fragmentation and inpediment of open space/natural habitat
  • Reduced water infiltration & increased water use
  • Invasive/non-native plant species
  • Chlorides (salinity) from road salt
  • Low dissolved oxygen
 

Wind Point Watershed Plan

EPA-approved, 9-key Element Plan

Key Watershed Issues

  • Phosphorus and nitrogen from farming practices and storm water runoff
  • eColi and other pathogens from agriculture and storm water runoff
  • Suspended solids from storm water runoff and streambank erosion
  • Loss and fragmentation of open space/natural habitat
  • Reduced water infiltration & increased water use
  • Invasive/non-native plant species
  • Chlorides (salinity) from road salt
  • Low dissolved oxygen
 
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Oak Creek Watershed Plan

9-key Element Plan in the Planning Process with SEWRPC

Key Watershed Issues

  • Phosphorus and nitrogen from farming practices and storm water runoff
  • eColi and other pathogens from agriculture and storm water runoff
  • Suspended solids from storm water runoff and streambank erosion
  • Loss, fragmentation and inpediment of open space/natural habitat
  • Reduced water infiltration & increased water use
  • Invasive/non-native plant species
  • Chlorides (salinity) from road salt
  • Low dissolved oxygen

Take the stakeholder survey, open until November 15, 2017, to help us understand your priorities for the Oak Creek watershed.

 
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Pike Creek Watershed

9-key Element Plan Currently in the Fundraising Process

Issues

  • Phosphorus and nitrogen fromImpervious surfaces and storm water runoff
  • eColi and other pathogens from agriculture and storm water runoff
  • Suspended solids from storm water runoff and stream bank erosion
  • Loss and fragmentation of open space/natural habitat
  • Reduced water infiltration & increased water use
  • Invasive/non-native plant species
  • Chlorides (salinity) from road salt
  • Low dissolved oxygen