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Opportunities to protect instream flows in Maine

Deana Ertl

Opportunities to protect instream flows in Maine

by Deana Ertl

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Published by Western Energy and Land Use Team, Division of Biological Services, Research and Development, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stream conservation -- Maine,
  • Water resources development -- Maine,
  • Stream ecology -- Maine

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Deana Ertl
    SeriesBiological report -- 85(10), Biological report (Washington, D.C.) -- 85 (10)
    ContributionsWestern Energy and Land Use Team
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 35 p. ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13609444M

    4 Record Extension and Streamflow Statistics for the Pleasant River, Maine Pleasant River station. The bias shown in August is par-ticularly significant because the August median flow is used by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) () as the recommended minimum streamflow for summertime maintenance of habitat for biota. Overes-File Size: KB. International Instream Flow Program Initiative (PDF) ( pp, MB) This book provides a status report of State and Provincial Instream Flow programs in the United States and Canada. It identifies trends and opportunities to help state and provincial fish and wildlife management agencies participate in flow management activities. Northeast U.S.

    The Issue: Within the states of Washington and Oregon, the 1, mi 2 Walla Walla River Basin (WWRB) is a complex hydrogeologic system with long-term water-level declines in regional aquifers and insufficient instream flows required for threatened and culturally important fish populations. The public and state resource management agencies need. Thirty-five thousand hunting and recreational customers now use IP lands in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas, and anot pay to use IP lands elsewhere in the country. On the company’s timber lands in northern Maine, for example, the public pays daily fees of $3 to $6 and seasonal fees of $15 to $90 for camping, hiking, fishing, and Author: Don Leal.

    First, existing wells and some new applications were grandfathered. Second, the instream flow rules that prohibited new wells are to be updated, with rules that are designed to avoid impacts, minimize and mitigate impacts where possible, and provide for out-of-kind mitigation where necessary. FIGURE U.S. water rights systems by state. SOURCE: DOE (). lations to allow stormwater capture and use in some form, providing specific exemptions from water rights permitting, mostly for smaller-scale systems (see Table ; supporting detail is provided in Table B-1 in Appendix B).Four of these six are coastal states, suggesting perhaps that states discharging stormwater directly to.


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Opportunities to protect instream flows in Maine by Deana Ertl Download PDF EPUB FB2

Opportunities to protect instream flows in Maine. Washington, D.C.: Western Energy and Land Use Team, Division of Biological Services, Research and Development, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.

Get this from a library. Opportunities to protect instream flows in Maine. [Deana Ertl; Western Land Use Team.]. efficiently manage, protect and utilize the water resources of Mississippi.”4 Maintenance of instream flow within Mississippi rivers and streams to protect fisheries and related riverine resources is dependent on the interplay of state statutory, regulatory, and common law.5 A.

The law, RCW Streamflow Restoration, helps protect water resources while providing water for rural residents reliant on permit exempt law directs local planning groups in 15 watersheds to develop or update plans that offset potential impacts to instream flows associated with new permit-exempt domestic water use.

Self Test for Protecting Instream Flows Module. Click on the appropriate response to each question below. After you've completed the quiz, you can calculate your score and compare your answers to the correct answers by clicking on the calculate score button.

Hydraulic-habitat modelling within the framework of the instream flow incremental methodology (IFIM) is the most widely used and accepted method of assessing instream flow requirements (Stalnaker. Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to. Partial funding for this project was provided by a Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund grant and funds from Maine’s Coastal Zone Program.

The manual was developed and printed under appropriation #A The Maine Forest Service would like to thank the hundreds of loggers, foresters, and landowners whose work in forest management and. The State Water Board adopts the Policy for Maintaining Instream Flows in Northern California Coastal Streams, including its appendices, as set forth in Exhibit A attached hereto.

The State Water Board directs staff to submit the policy to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) for final approval. The Instream Flow Conditions are presented graphically showing recent and historical conditions, and also tabulated to present the current and projected likelihood for management of low flows.

The Lamprey and Souhegan rivers were the first Designated Rivers in. Flows Reservoir Levels and Flow Regime Water Management Regime Flood Damage Reduction Recommendations. Water Quality Recommendations.

Fisheries Anadromous Fisheries Inland Fisheries Recommendations. Recreational and Scenic Resources Recreation and Access Opportunities. Commercial Rafting.

This blog describes how, in California, two laws that present opportunities to protect natural resources are the Reclamation Act and the Coastal Zone Management Act.

With the results of the November midterm elections, and control of the House of Representatives returned to the Democrats, natural resources law is now at a pivotal point. Instream Flows and the Public Trust Timothy M.

Mulvaney* I. INTRODUCTION II. A FRAMEWORK FOR INSTREAM FLOW MANAGEMENT. Traditional Water Rights. FLOW Speaker Profiles. Robert A. (Bob) Metcalfe is a research scientist in the Aquatic Research and Monitoring Section, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Adjunct Professor, Environmental & Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University, Peterborough Ontario.

He has also served as Director of the Institute for Watershed Science, Trent University. The selected consultant will prepare Protected Instream Flows (PISFs) for the Souhegan River Designated Reach.

The PISFs will protect and maintain protected entities listed in RSAincluding designated uses under the Clean Water Act, and Instream Public Uses, Outstanding Characteristics, and Resources (IPUOCR). Restoring Sacred Waters: A Guide to Protecting Tribal Non-Consumptive Water Uses in the Colorado River Basin is a detailed review of strategies available to tribes seeking to protect non-consumptive uses of their federal reserved surveys potential legal and political hurdles that tribes may encounter when applying their rights to instream flows and offers practical strategies derived.

August Median Streamflow on Ungaged Streams in Eastern Aroostook County, Maine by Pamela J. Lombard, Gary D. Tasker, and Martha G. Nielsen ABSTRACT Methods for estimating August median stream-flow were developed for ung aged, unregulated streams in the eastern part of Aroostook County, Maine, with drainage areas from to 43 square miles and File Size: KB.

maintaining instream flows in northern California coastal streams as part of state policy for water quality control, for the purposes of water right administration.

This policy implements Water Code section The geographic scope of this policy, referred to as the policy area, extends to five counties—Marin, Sonoma, and portions of Napa. MAINE FLOWS has 1, members. The purpose of the Maine Flows group is to notify each other of levels, discuss possible levels or organize a posse.

The paper, based on their book, In Pursuit of Water Markets: Priming the Invisible Pump, from the Cato Institute, points out: Water markets helped ease the drought in California in The Oregon Water Trust is buying water rights and leaving the water in the stream to protect fish against drought.

Private Conservation in the Public Interest fishermen leasing instream flows for salmon habitat, or environmental groups compensating livestock owners for wolf depredation, free market environmentalism, like Leopold, recognizes that incentives matter and focuses on contracting with private landowners to provide environmental amenities.PORTLAND -- The U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have now revoked federal protection for thousands of waterways in Maine, as published today in the Federal Register. With our ecosystems and drinking water at stake, Environment Maine will challenge this Dirty Water Rule in court.1 Massachusetts Stream Crossings Handbook Massachusetts’ citizens have traditionally been very proud—and protective—of their streams and rivers, rec-ognizing the many benefits of healthy ecosystems.

They conduct stream cleanups, set aside conservation land to protect streams, and celebrate the return of anadromous fish each Size: 1MB.