Panther Hollow Lake http://wesa.fm en Panther Hollow Watershed to Get Rain Water Pilot Projects http://wesa.fm/post/panther-hollow-watershed-get-rain-water-pilot-projects <p>Schenley Park is getting two water management systems for the Panther Hollow Watershed. With green infrastructure, the pilot projects aim to decrease runoff by either collecting or re-distributing rain water.</p><p>Erin Copeland, senior restoration ecologist with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, said the recent flooding did not trigger the projects’ initiation. She said it has been in the planning process since 2010.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:03:55 +0000 Emily Farah 13433 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Plans Improvements to Panther Hollow Watershed http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-parks-conservancy-plans-improvements-panther-hollow-watershed <p>Pittsburghers&nbsp;can remember boating, fishing and ice skating on Schenley Park’s Panther Hollow Lake in years gone by, but in recent years, storm water runoff has degraded water quality and filled the lake with silt.&nbsp;</p><p>The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has developed plans to restore the 384-acre watershed. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 18:09:11 +0000 Charlee Song 7368 at http://wesa.fm