The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to publish a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Residential Septic System Repair Services. The District intends to develop a referral list (List of Pre-qualified Contractors) to give to homeowners […]
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.
Streambank erosion is a natural process and, in an undisturbed stream, it usually happens slowly over time. However, once a stream is disturbed and plants along streambanks are removed, this process may speed up to alarming rates of […]
On Tuesday, December 20, 2016 , the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors unanimously approved Watershed Council Partnership Support Grants totaling $95,000. These grants will be distributed to nine watershed councils within the District boundaries. […]
Got bugs? Did you notice folks in orange vests looking under rocks and kicking the sediment in Doane and North Fork Deep Creeks in early October? They were staff and volunteers from Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District […]