Wolf Run Watershed "Get The Dirt Out, Muddy Water Watch" Campaign
Construction Site Sediment Control Survey Volunteer Monitoring Project

Project Goals:
To educate citizens and community organizers in conducting Construction Sediment Control Management Practice Surveys in the the Wolf Run Watershed in support of municipal stormwater education, participation and monitoring requirements called for in Lexington's Stormwater Permit and the US Clean Water Act.



  • Training in erosion and sediment control practices
  • Field exercises observing ongoing commercial and residential construction projects in the watershed.
  • Support in documenting and filing requests for action from regulatory agencies such as the LFUCG Division of Water Quality and Kentucky Division of Water
  • Assistance for community groups, downstream neighbors and other interested parties with research on construction project planning and design to ensure erosion and sediment control practices are clearly identified and meet.
    Erosion at sites in Fayette County KY, 2009-2010

  • Images and Notes from Construction Projects in the Wolf Run Watershed 2005 - Present:

CVS Construction Lane Allen and Harrodsburg Rd. (Bad* Ongoing)

2280 Nicholasville Rd (P & P REAL ESTATE LLC owners)(Bad)

University of Kentucky Medical Center (Ugly*, fixed)

Cross Keys Cabana Club (Ugly*)

Power Point File of various erosion and sediment control practices around Fayette County, Summer 2011 (11mb)

Appomattox Road Culvert Replacement Project (Bad*)

Cardinal Hill Construction Project (Ugly* )

Old Frankfort Pike Roundabout (Good*)

Red Mile Apartments on Devonshire Rd (Bad*)

Copper Hill Kingdom Hall on Viley Rd. (Bad*)

Vaughn's Branch Sugar Mill Project (Good*)

Construction on Southland Drive (Ugly*)

Cardinal Valley Park Sewer Line Construction Project (Ugly* Fixed )

Bryant's Rent All, Red Mile Road (Good)

Little Property, Alexandria Drive (bad*)

Mary Queen Construction, Clay's Mill Road (Ugly)


* Note comments below:
Good, generally in compliance, good examples for Erosion and Sediment Controls
Ugly, construction practices below standards, but non cited by authorities for compliance issues,
Bad, Cited by LFUCG or KYDOW for compliance issues.

Training and Background Materials


Program operated with support from the Kentucky Waterways Alliance and Kentucky River Watershed Watch
Modeled after the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper Construction Stormwater Project