Innovative workshops scheduled for Jasper

The City of Jasper and the Black Warrior Clean Water Partnership will be hosting two innovative workshops to improve water quality.  For more information or register online visit the Partnership’s website at

Stormwater Best Management Practices Academy – April 16, 2008

Topics in the Stormwater BMP Workshop will include : Overview of Stormwater wetlands, bio-retention, permeable paving and green roofs;  Functions, regulations, engineering standards, and vegetative requirements of stormwater BMPs

Stream Restoration Construction – April 17, 2008

The workshop will center on Town Creek Tributary, an urban stream in the City of Jasper bordering Maddox Middle School and will be conducted during construction of an urban stream restoration project at the School. Participants will learn about plan sheet development, construction specifications, permitting, and construction oversight while observing channel grading and structure installation. The workshop will be split between classroom and extensive field work.

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