Articles of Interest

Articles of Interest

Funds Available to Participating Landowners for Water Quality Projects

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The LCWMD is excited to announce a new round of funding for the Private BMP Incentive Program.

The Private BMP Incentive Program provides financial assistance to Participating Landowners that invest in activities that will improve water quality in Long Creek. Eligible project examples... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:29 AM

2020 Annual Report Available

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Long Creek Watershed Management District (LCWMD) was not able to hold its Annual Participating Landowner Meeting in May 2021. Although we are not able to provide an-in person update, we recently submitted the 2020 Annual Report to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection highlighting activities conducted during 2020.

The Annual Report provides progress on such LCWMD programs as: We encourage members of the Long Creek community to read this Annual Report. Please contact LCWMD’s Executive Director... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:03 AM

2021 Catch Basin Cleaning

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The Long Creek Watershed Management District’s (LCWMD) catch basin cleaning contractor, Clean Venture, Inc./ACV Enviro, will start cleaning catch basins on April 28, 2021.

The contractor will inspect and clean approximately 600 catch basins and drain manholes throughout the watershed. Work will continue through subsequent weeks until the work is complete. Whenever... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 8:40 AM

RFP for Financial Audit Services

The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) is seeking proposals from qualified service providers to provide annual financial and compliance audits of the LCWMD’s financial statements.

The scope of services for this RFP is for LCWMD’s 2021, 2022, and 2030 fiscal years, specific details are available in the full Request for Proposals (“RFP”) on the Documents page... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Monday, April 5, 2021 10:20 AM

Spring Cleanup Starts Today

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Spring has arrived early so the Long Creek Watershed Management District is excited to start the spring cleanup on April 1st.

Our pavement sweeping contractor, Maritime Farms and Land Management, LLC will begin sweeping roadways and parking lots on April 1st. The contractor will work overnight or very early in the day to... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:38 AM

LCWMD Funds Available to Participating Landowners for Water Quality Projects

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The Long Creek Watershed Management District (LCWMD) is excited to announce a new Private BMP Incentive Program for participating landowners.

Interested parties may apply for funds for new projects or to retrofit existing projects that will improve Long Creek water quality. LCWMD currently has $295,000 allocated to this program. Awards are... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Friday, February 5, 2021 8:24 AM

RFP for Pavement Sweeping Services

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The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) is seeking proposals from qualified service providers to provide pavement sweeping services in the Long Creek Watershed.

The scope of services for this RFP and specific details are available in the full Request for Proposals (“RFP”) on the Documents page of the LCWMD Website, under Current Request for... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020 7:46 AM

RFP for Catch Basin Inspection and Cleaning Services

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The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) is seeking proposals from qualified service providers to provide annual catch basin inspection and cleaning services within the Long Creek Watershed.

The scope of services for this RFP and specific details are available in the full Request for Proposals (“RFP”) on the Documents page of the LCWMD Website. An optional Pre-Bid Conference... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020 7:16 AM

Request for Proposals - Water Quality Monitoring Services

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The Long Creek Watershed Management District (“LCWMD”) is seeking proposals from qualified service providers to provide water quality monitoring services in the Long Creek Watershed.

The scope of services includes water quality and biological monitoring in Long Creek.  Specific details are available in the full Request for Proposals (“RFP”) which is available on... More »

Posted in: General News
Post Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:19 AM

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