Presentation on theme: "WV Watershed Management Framework The goal is to prioritize watersheds and implement water quality improvement projects."— Presentation transcript:
WV Watershed Management Framework The goal is to prioritize watersheds and implement water quality improvement projects.
Factors we considerer when prioritizing watersheds TMDL Watershed Association or a local interest Opportunities for project development Partner and stakeholder interest
New TMDLs complete in 2006 Gauley Potomac Direct Drains
WVWN October 2006 TMDL presentation Identify opportunities in sub-watersheds Prioritize sub-watersheds
Identifying opportunities and interest Existing projects Existing programs A match for program goals Agency resources
Potomac Direct Drains Watershed Chesapeake Bay Program Potomac Tributary Strategy Implementation Plan Prioritization Matrix Local interest and need Watershed Associations Basin Coordinator WVCA Environmental Specialist TMDL (October 2006)
Opequon Creek Project Team Riparian Area Demo MS4 Community of Martinsburg Watershed Survey to prioritize sub watershed Educational Campaign
Sleepy Creek Project Team Watershed assessment and report Homeowner packet BMP installation Workshops for BMP installation
Gauley No local interest Agency activity? Potential projects?
What we need to know from you: Activities in Potomac Direct Drains or Gauley Interest in participating on a Project Team Funds available Program opportunities
WV Watershed Management Framework Jennifer Pauer (304) ext 1038