Proposed Herbicide on Red Rock Lake and Lotus Lake
The Riley-Purgatory-Bluff Creek Watershed District is proposing to have herbicide treatment applied to areas with curly-leaf pondweed on Red Rock Lake and Lotus Lake. The herbicide used would be a low dose of Diquat and would be applied early-season; please see figures below for specific targeted areas. Application of this herbicide will occur…
April showers bring May flowers - and opportunities to care for clean water
Warm spring rains are greening up the grass and helping coax out reluctant buds and flowers. They are also washing pollutants off streets to local water bodies, and eroding bare soil. Read on for actions you can take at your home to help protect lakes, creeks, and wetlands you love.
We are glad that spring is finally here, and are gearing up for an exciting season. Read more about what's in store, and make sure to follow our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts (@rpbcwd on each) for more updates on programs, projects, and other watershed information.
District to Host "Smart Salting" certification trainings in 2019
Learn efficient practices to save money, time, and the environment. All trainings are free and lunch is provided.
Celebrating 50 years of caring for clean water
RPBCWD is turning 50 in 2019, and we are going to celebrate for a whole year! We are launching a series of events designed to help you discover something new about the lakes, creeks, and wetlands in your community. Come explore with us!
RFPs for Legal, Accounting, Auditing, and Consulting Engineering Services
The District is requesting proposals for Legal Services, Accounting Services, and Auditing Services, and Requests for Qualifications for Consulting Engineering Services. All proposals must be submitted by Friday, March 1st, 2019.
Year in review: 2018 Annual Communication
Each year the watershed district creates an annual communication. This publication contains general watershed district information, highlights from the year, and ways that the community can engage in the district’s work. Read more to find out what we've been up to in 2018, and what's in store for 2019.
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