General News

General News

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Post Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 12:55 PM

Long Creek South Branch Stormwater BMP Retrofits — Engineering Design Services RFP Issued

The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) is seeking proposals from qualified parties to provide engineering and ancillary services to identify and design structural stormwater Best Management Practices (“BMPs”) for an approximately 47-acre catchment in South Portland, Maine (“Project”).

The scope of services for the Project includes design, permitting, project management, and construction oversight. The full Request for Proposals (“RFP”) is available on the LCWMD... More »

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Post Date: Friday, November 8, 2019 7:54 AM

Fall Sweeping Notice

The scheduled fall sweeping event has begun and will continue until snowfall. Fall cleanup focuses on cleaning up leaves and other debris before winter.

Pavement sweeping typically takes place at night, however, during the day you may see the contractor’s staff preparing for that night’s work.  Daytime activities may include blowing... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:47 AM

Main Stem Restoration Project Begins

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The Long Creek Watershed Management District is excited to announce the commencement of an in-stream restoration project for the Main Stem of Long Creek between Maine Mall Road and Foden Road.

Construction crews and equipment will be working in the stream corridor from now until the end of October. Major efforts include: removing excess fill; improving the stream bed; stabilizing the... More »

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Post Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:10 PM