Safe Drinking Water Clinic for Private Water Suppliers – August 20 in Kittaning

The Penn State Extension – Armstrong County is hosting a free clinic for anyone who gets their water from a private source, well, cistern, or spring.   More information below and the link to register available here. ABOUT THE IN-PERSON WORKSHOP Over one million homes and farms in Pennsylvania get their drinking water from a…

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Current Events and Issues in Water Policy

A couple webinars this month will be of interest to those with an interest in safe drinking water for everyone. Spotlight PA has organized a panel for this Thursday ay 6 pm on unreliable water systems and how the struggles of small water suppliers impacts quality of life in many communities. RSVP for free here.…

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New Ohio River Valley Participatory Fund

The Water Network’s fiscal sponsor, Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, has a new funding program available, the Ohio River Valley Participatory Fund. The fund is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit groups serving communities in eastern Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia that have been adversely impacted by the fossil fuel industry. This is a new…

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21st Annual EPA Drinking Water Workshop: Small Systems Challenges and Solutions

Are you from a primacy agency? Registration is open for the 21st Annual EPA Drinking Water Workshop: Small Systems Challenges and Solutions, to take place September 17-19, 2024 in Cincinnati, Ohio. This year, the workshop will be open to Tribal-, state-, and territory-level agencies (within the United States) responsible for public water systems and will…

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Save-the-Date … Fall Watershed Confluence … Saturday, Sept. 28

Mark you calendars for Saturday, September 28.  Planning for the next basin-wide Confluence networking opportunity has begun.  Thank you to all that attended the summer Confluence and provided comments and ideas.  The Planning Work Group will use these suggestions to design the program for the fall Confluence and future basin-wide networking events. The September Confluence…

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Upcoming Reimagine Appalachia web event about resources for Nature-based Creative Placemaking – July 10

An upcoming webinar from Reimagine Appalachia will continue the discussion that Julie Fitzpatrick of the Pennsylvania Downtown Center started for us with a presentation about Nature-based placemaking and community planning at the Confluence in June. On July 10 Reimagine Appalachia and the Citizens Institute for Rural Design will host a web event to feature opportunities…

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Call for proposals now open for the Ohio River Basin Alliance Summit!

The Ohio River Basin Alliance is hosting the ORBA Summit at the University of Pittsburgh from October 30, 2024-November 1, 2024. The theme for this summit is “Healthy Rivers, Healthy Communities: From Headwater to Mainstem”. We are excited to bring together advocates, professionals and water leaders of all kinds together to learn, plan, and build…

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Firefly Hike

Please join us to learn about fireflies and the health of our streams! Boyce Park in Allegheny County sits in 3 watersheds–including ours! Join us at Wildflower Hill, by the Den Shelter and the AMD ponds, for a fun evening with Nature! See you Friday at 8:30!

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ALLEGHENY LAND TRUST IS LOOKING FOR A VP OF LAND CONSERVATION.

We have a new opening at Allegheny Land Trust for the VP of Land Conservation. Please spread far and wide! The posting is linked here.  Applications due to Emilie@alleghenylandtrust.org by July 22nd. ALLEGHENY LAND TRUST IS LOOKING FOR A VP OF LAND CONSERVATION. Position Summary The Vice President of Land Conservation directs and executes strategies…

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Join the Movement: Get Involved in Water Stewardship at Confluence 2024

Are you ready to make a splash in water stewardship and be part of the solution in Southwestern Pennsylvania? Here’s your chance to dive in at Confluence 2024, the premier event where passionate individuals and organizations come together to celebrate, collaborate, and take action for our water resources. Join us at Confluence 2024 and immerse…

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