Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP)

Cumberland County is initiating a Countywide Action Plan process for Pennsylvania’s Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

The planning process will take place over the next two quarters of 2020 and will involve establishing goals and objectives for clean water on a local level, prioritizing Best Management Practices (BMPs) for installation across the county in order to meet prescribed nutrient (Nitrogen and Phosphorus) reduction goals for the county’s waterways.

We will be posting information regarding future meetings and agendas at this site for your consideration. The planning process will be co-lead by the Planning Department and Conservation District, with the support of a WIP Coordinator.

If you have any questions, or would like to become involved in the process, please email Elizabeth Grant, Planning Specialist at egrant@ccpa.net or call 717-240-6377.


  • Stakeholder kickoff meeting is scheduled for January 29, 2020 from 1-3 PM at 310 Allen Road in Carlisle, PA 17103.

Information Links

Planning Documents

Cumberland County Toolbox

Pennsylvania’s Community Clean Water Planning Guide