Energy Trust of Oregon has asked us to help get the word out to all local agricultural producers who have made irrigation purchases since the beginning of the year. Purchasers are reminded that they only have […]
The Water Quality and Quantity category covers protecting and restoring the quality of surface and ground water, and assuring future supplies of water for people, plants, and animals. District programs include water quality monitoring and many conservation practices. Rain gardens and bioswales help clean water before it infiltrates into ground water. Rainwater harvesting and irrigation system improvements are good examples of water quantity practices.
Earlier this month the Clackamas United Church of Christ (CUCC) was awarded first place in a national “Be the Church of the Month” contest with the theme “Protect the Environment.” This honor highlighted two urban conservation practices […]
It is official; this was a very wet winter! According the National Weather Service, totals for the “meteorological” winter (December- January-February) were 25 to 35 inches throughout the Portland metro area and northern Willamette Valley, about […]
Do you own a property with a septic system? Well maintained and properly functioning septic systems provide effective onsite wastewater treatment, allow groundwater to be recharged onsite, and makes more clean water available for all of […]
Overview of Proposed CSWCD Residential Septic System Loan Program The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (CSWCD/District) proposes to establish a revolving loan program to provide loans to homeowners in the Clackamas River Subbasin in Clackamas […]