Two watershed restoration manuals available for free download

In an effort to ensure that every community is equipped with the tools it needs to get started in watershed restoration, the Center for Watershed Protection is making its first two manuals of the Urban Subwatershed Restoration Manual Series available for free download. Manuals 1 and 2, released in 2005, accompany the latest manual of the series released this summer - Urban Stormwater Retrofit Practices. This 400+ page guidance is also available as a free download on the Center website....

ELLICOTT CITY, MD, Dec. 19, 2007 -- In an effort to ensure that every community is equipped with the tools it needs to get started in watershed restoration, the Center for Watershed Protection is making its first two manuals of the Urban Subwatershed Restoration Manual Series available permanently for free download.

Manual 1, An Integrated Framework to Restore Small Urban Watersheds, examines the basic concepts and techniques of urban watershed restoration, and sets forth the overall framework used to evaluate subwatershed restoration potential.

The second manual, Methods to Develop Restoration Plans for Small Urban Watersheds, outlines a practical, step-by-step approach to develop, adopt and implement a subwatershed plan in your community.

Manuals 1 and 2, released in 2005, accompany the latest manual of the series released this summer - Urban Stormwater Retrofit Practices. This 400+ page guidance is also available as a free download on the Center website.

To download, see the Urban Subwatershed Restoration Manual Series website: http://www.cwp.org/PublicationStore/USRM.htm

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