Monday, May 9, 2016

3 Rivers Wet Weather: Better Backyards For Healthy Streams May 15 In Pittsburgh

3 Rivers Wet Weather and the North Area Environmental Council will host a Better Backyards for Healthy Streams Workshop on May 15 starting at 2:00 in the Ross Community Center, 1000 Ross Municipal Drive in Pittsburgh.
The workshop will help residents learn about steps they can take to improve water quality in their local streams to provide better management of stormwater runoff.
Presentations by StormWorks and the Allegheny County Conservation District will include:
-- How hard surfaces such as roofs and driveways affect stormwater;
-- What to consider when choosing stormwater best management practices for your property;
-- A menu of options to manage stormwater and the maintenance required; and
-- Healthy lawn care practices to reduce polluted runoff.
Local vendors that provide installation and maintenance of rain gardens, rain barrels and more will be on hand to answer your questions.
Questions?  Call 3 Rivers Wet Weather at 412-578-8375 or send email to:   Click Here to register for the workshop.
3 Rivers Wet Weather has also scheduled a series of Wet Weather Workshops for municipalities to help them meet stormwater planning and water quality requirements.  Click Here for more information.

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