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Start Date: 2016
Completion Date: 2017

Cedar Pond Water Quality Management Plan Project

Project Applicant: Town of Orleans
Project Location: Cedar Pond, Orleans, MA
Project Description: The Town proposes replacing weir boards in Cedar Pond, which were removed from an existing outlet in 2004. The purpose of the project is to improve water quality within Cedar Pond by reducing its salinity, to restore diadromous fish habitat, and to protect adjacent forested Cedar wetland habitat. 

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336K pdf
Aug 04, 2017
TR-EX16003 Cedar Pond WQMP Dec 8-3-17
SMAST issued a technical memo in October 2014 recommending a board height of 1-4Sm, and further recommending implementation of a year-long monitoring program …
83K pdf
Jul 26, 2017
2017-07-21-Cedar Pond WQMP-DRAFT DRI Exemption Decision
SMAST issued a technical memo in October 2014 recommending a board height of 1.45m, and further recommending implementation of a year-long monitoring program …
1019K pdf
Jul 17, 2017
2016-02-26--Cedar Pond WQMP-ENF CCC Comment Letter
Evidence of higher tidal exchange was evidenced by higher salinity measurements: on average, salinity measurements in Cedar Pond outflow increased from 7.5 ppt in 2007 to 20.9 ppt
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