PCSM Spreadsheet v. 1.7 is now available

An updated version of the PCSM Spreadsheet has been posted to DEP’s website (version 1.7).  This version includes two updates to the way water quality calculations are handled: 1) a more detailed method is provided, as an option, for untreated stormwater, by allowing the user to characterize the land cover within undetained areas, and 2) pollutant loads are no longer calculated for outflows from MRC BMPs, as those flows are considered “managed.”

Use of version 1.7 is not required.  Version 1.6 (or later) is required, although if you are having difficulty meeting water quality requirements on a site, you could try to use version 1.7.

DEP has also recently posted updates to the MRC documents (MRC paper, FAQ, Design Examples, and Design Summary Sheet).  The updates are intended to clarify some issues concerning complex sites, as well as update old references to worksheets that were previously used.  None of the actual design standards were changed.

MCCD is now accepting drop off submissions at our office by appointment!

If you would like to drop off a submission, please contact the District Secretary to set up an appointment.  Appointments may be made on the phone at (610) 489-4506, extension 10, or via email at kthompson@montgomeryconservation.org.   This is being done to comply with social distancing guidelines.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

Summer Board Meeting Schedule

Note: The July and August Board of Directors meetings are cancelled.

MCCD Closed Friday 6/19

In observation of Juneteenth or Freedom Day, the Montgomery County Commissioners announced a county wide holiday on Friday 6/19. The office will be closed.

Covid-19 Update

As of May 22, 2020, the Montgomery County Conservation District is again accepting submissions via UPS and FedEx in addition to USPS. (Must send without signature required). The office remains closed and we are not accepting drop-off submissions at this time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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To protect and improve the quality of life of the residents of Montgomery County and surrounding communities by providing, in cooperation with others, timely and efficient service, education, and technical guidance, for the wise use of our soil, water, and related resources.

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