NPS Program's project highlights



An eroding bank on the Conley farm along Mill Creek near Inwood, WV. Same area after the completion of a natural stream design (NSD) project. 
Below are examples of projects supported by §319 grant money.  They are possible through the efforts of many different partners such as watershed associations, land owners, state and federal agencies and many others dedicated to restoring West Virginia's waterways.   
Description  Type 
Lamberts Run: Several projects to elimiate a significant source of AMD in the West Fork drainage   AMD 
Kanes Creek: AMD projects from the Friends of Deckers Creek  AMD 
Smooth Rock Lick: Passive treatment in the Upper Buckhannon River watershed   AMD 
Sovern Run: AMD restoration efforts from Friends of the Cheat  AMD 
Summerlee: A Plateau Action Network's unique AMD project in the headwaters of Wolf Creek  AMD 
Three Forks Creek: WVDEP's AML and partners restores aquatic life using dozers.  AMD 
WV Conservation Agency: A wide variety of projects implemented by WVCA   Agriculture  
Headwater protection: NSD projects in North Fork of the South Branch   NSD 
Mill Creek of Opequon: NSD project to reduce sedimentation and fecal coliform contamination   NSD 
Click-Here to listen to a NPR story about the Cheat River; 2012 video tour from Kanes Creek and Sovern Run Outreach 
Baltimore St. Rain Garden: Collaboration between Opequon Project Team and the city of Martinsburg   Stormwater 
Windmill Gap: Innovative treatment to correct water quality and health issues in southern WV   Wastewater      
Cup Run: Proposed restoration projects in the Upper Elk River Watershed  NSD etc. 
To learn more search EPA's GRTS database, §319 success stories or NPS Program reportsClick-Here to view a WV project map  

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