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Watershed Management


Antelope Park Water Quality Projects
Water quality features included in the project are bioretention cells and swales, pervious pavement, amended soils, a "green roof" and a rainwater harvesting cistern. The project also includes educational components.
EPA Technical Assistance Project
EPA's consultant, Tetra Tech, Inc., will work with the City's Public Works Department to develop fact sheets on five green infrastructure practices, develop strategies for reducing pollutants in the Antelope Creek watershed, and work with Lincoln Public Schools Science Focus Program on a green infrastructure design charette at the Lincoln Children's Zoo.
Grants and Cost-Share Programs
The Sustainable Landscapes Cost Share Program will be available in February 2015. This program reimburses applicants for 50 percent of qualifying expenses, up to $2000, for approved projects. These projects are intended to improve water quality, reduce runoff, and facilitate infiltration.
Mayor's Floodplain Task Force
The goal of the Mayor's Floodplain Task Force is to formulate recommendations regarding the development of permanent floodplain standards that address the natural functions of floodplains and reduction of future flooding hazards in Lincoln and Lancaster County, while being sensitive to business, environmental and neighborhood interests and recognizing the need to sustain long-term economic development opportunities.
Meetings and Events
Rain to Recreation Projects
Rain to Recreation is a watershed approach to reduce flooding, protect water quality and natural areas, and provide for recreational and educational opportunities.
Stormwater Bond Projects
Prioritization Methodology

Watershed Management