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Storm Water Services Volunteer Event: Tree Maintenance

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 3 people are interested
CMSWS

In December we will be pruning trees, straightening weed mats, and inventorying trees at a site that was planted in 2017.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, we will have limited spaces for volunteers. Check this webpage to register: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050d4cadac2ba2fc1-volunthursdays

E-mail Ashley Smith (Ashley.Smith@MeckNC.gov) for questions about this event.

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About Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services

Location:

2145 Suttle Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28211, US

Mission Statement

​​​​​​Established in the early 1990’s, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services is a joint municipal/county stormwater utility that includes Charlotte, the surrounding towns of Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville, and Mecklenburg County.

Description

Storm Water Services works year-round to manage the runoff from rainfall, reduce flooding, restore floodplains and protect the water quality of surface waters county-wide. We accomplish this by:

  • Increasing drainage capacity to meet growth and development demands

  • Repairing and replacing aging storm drainage infrastructure

  • Restoring severely eroded streams and floodplains to hold excess rain

  • Mapping floodplains to protect drainage capacity and manage floodplain development

  • Responding to residents who call 3-1-1 to report drainage and flooding problems

  • Monitoring surface waters for evidence of pollutants

  • Enforcing ordinances to protect surface waters

  • Educating residents about flood safety, pollution prevention and volunteer opportunities

Community
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WHEN

Sat Dec 12, 2020
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

222 Wyanoke AvenueCharlotte, NC 28205

(35.20662,-80.80807)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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