McCandless hosting panel discussion on causes, solutions to flooding - North Journal

McCandless hosting panel discussion on causes, solutions to flooding

Thursday, January 16, 2020 | 12:01 AM


McCandless will play host to a panel of experts Feb. 5 who will discuss problems with flooding in the community and ways to reduce their impact on property.

The topics to be covered during the one-hour program scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. are

• Stream dynamics

• Dredging

• What you can do at home

• Local watershed groups and getting involved

A half hour question-and-answer session will follow at 8 p.m.

The program is sponsored by the McCandless Environmental Advisory Committee and Northland Public Library in partnership with Girty’s Run Watershed Association and the Allegheny County Conservation District.

More information about steps property owners can take to prevent damage from flooding is available on the town’s website.

The program will be held in McCandless Town Hall, 9955 Grubbs Road.