Innovating for a More Equitable and Sustainable Water Future

Welcome to the SWPA Water Network, a coalition of organizations working to improve water quality and access in the Upper Ohio River Basin. Our mission is to promote sustainable water management practices and ensure that everyone in the region has access to clean, safe, and affordable water. With a focus on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and community engagement, we are working to address the key water-related challenges facing our region, from climate change and stormwater runoff to agricultural practices and public awareness. Join us in our efforts to protect and preserve our most vital natural resource - water.


Ohio River | At Risk

April 19, 2023

The Ohio River begins at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, flowing southwest and defining boundaries of Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois before flowing into the Mississippi River in Cairo, Illinois. The watershed covers more than 200,000 square miles and provides drinking water for over five million people.…

Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corps AmeriCorps Program

April 17, 2023

Pennsylvania Mountain Service Corps AmeriCorps Program 119 Park Street Ebensburg, PA 15931 Phone: 814-472-7690 ext. 2337   Fax: 814-472-5033 Email: Website:  April 14, 2023  Dear AmeriCorps Friends and Partners: PMSC AmeriCorps is happy to announce that it is application time again! As we enter our 29th year of service in Southwestern/Southcentral PA, a…

Three Rivers Water Keeper | Summer Kick Off

April 14, 2023

  Three Rivers Waterkeeper is holding on May 21st to kickoff the summer season! There will be food & drinks (Sweetwater Brewing and Pittsburgh Brewing Co. are sponsoring drinks!), live music, kayaking, and more! You can purchase tickets (which are all-inclusive) here Use code Summer23 for 15% off your ticket purchase between now and April…



The mission of the SWPA Water Network is to promote sustainable water management practices and protect the water resources of the Upper Ohio River Basin. The organization brings together a diverse group of stakeholders, including government agencies, nonprofit organizations, academia, and community groups, to collaborate and coordinate on efforts to improve water quality and access in the region. Through its work, the SWPA Water Network aims to ensure that all residents of the Upper Ohio River Basin have access to clean and safe water for generations to come.

Join the SWPA Water Network and make a difference for our water resources!