Archives: 2020

Archives: 2020

Stormwater BMP: Detention Pond

Slow and steady baseflow keeps Long Creek going during dry summer months.

During dry summers, Long Creek water levels can get low and many plants and animals that rely on the creek are impacted. Thankfully, we have a retrofitted detention pond to help store water to extend... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:46 AM

Request for Proposals Landscaping Services

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The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) is seeking proposals from qualified service providers to perform landscaping services for stormwater Best Management Practices (“BMPs”) in the Long Creek Watershed.

The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) is seeking proposals from qualified service providers to perform landscaping services for stormwater Best Management Practices... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:14 PM

RFP for Stormwater Best Management Practice Inspection and Maintenance Services

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The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) is seeking proposals from qualified service providers to perform annual inspection and maintenance services for structural stormwater Best Management Practices (“BMPs”) in the Long Creek Watershed.

The scope of services for this RFP include the inspection and maintenance of stormwater BMPS owned or operated by the LCWMD. The full Request for Proposals (“RFP”) is available on the... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:01 PM

New Porous Pavement on Maine Mall Road

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Porous pavement is an important urban stormwater BMP.

  Ever wonder why water acts differently on Maine Mall Road? That’s because it’s porous pavement, which means water can soak through the pavement into the ground instead of running... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:55 AM

Fall 2020 Sweeping

The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) provides Participating Landowners with periodic pavement sweeping services as a participant in implementing the Long Creek Watershed Management Plan.

Three more pavement sweeping events are planned for this fall. Two “hot spot” sweepings and one “full sweep.” Hot spot sweeping events are only performed on high-traffic areas... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:55 AM

Main Stem Restoration Project

Key functions of the Long Creek Main Stem were restored in 2019 as part of the long-term watershed management plan.

The natural functions of Long Creek have been impacted for many years due to extensive development within the Long Creek Watershed. This has resulted in poor water quality and habitat for aquatic... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Monday, August 17, 2020 1:51 PM

What's Happening in Long Creek

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A status update on assessments, permitting, budgeting, and construction.

Long Creek Main Stem, Spring 2020 COVID-19 Assessment Credit Due to the financial impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on participating landowners, the Long Creek Watershed Management... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 8:14 AM

Board of Directors Meeting

The next Long Creek Watershed Management District Board of Directors' Meeting is scheduled for May 7, 2020 at 9:00a.m.

Due to COVID-19, the meeting will be held remotely by way of internet video conference.  The meeting is being held remotely in accordance with 1 M.R.S.A., section 403-A, which allows remote... More »

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Post Date: Monday, May 4, 2020 5:30 AM

Spring 2020 Update

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We hope that you are all staying safe and healthy during these uncertain times. Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, the Long Creek Watershed Management District’s (LCWMD) work on restoring the Long Creek Watershed continues. Here is a quick update on our spring activities:

Pavement Sweeping LCWMD’s pavement sweeping contractor, Maritime Farms and Land Management, LLC, will have completed the initial spring sweeping this week, with the exception of many snow... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:04 AM

Spring Cleanup Starting Soon

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It looks like spring has arrived early so the Long Creek Watershed Management District is excited to start the spring cleanup now.

Our pavement sweeping contractor, Maritime Farms and Land Management, LLC will begin sweeping roadways and parking lots on March 10th. The contractor will work overnight or very early in the day to... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:55 PM