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Clarion County

Clarion County Conservation District, Clarion County, $3,020

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Source Water Protection Project 2008-2009

Project Title: Stormdrain Stenciling - Watershed Education
Area to be protected: Clarion River
Partners: Pennsylvania American Water, Clarion Borough and Cub Scot Pack #56
Focus: transform stormdrains throughout Clarion Borough with stencils and markers and distribute doorhangers to encourage Clarion citizens to do their part in curbing stormwater pollution which can harm sources of drinking water like the Clarion River. Purchase Enviroscape and groundwater model and demonstrate for school students.

Read their Final Report .
Contact: Trudy Alexander, talexander08@verizon.net , 814-226-4070x126

 

Riverside Center for Innovation, Allegheny, Westmoreland, Greene, Clarion, Butler, Fayette, Armstrong and Washington Co, $5,000

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Drinking Water Source Water Protection Project 2008- 2009

Project Title:  River Alert and Information Network (RAIN) Education and Outreach Program

River, stream, watershed affected by this project:  Allegheny, Youghiogheny, Monongahela and parts of the Ohio Rivers

Partners: River Alert and Information Network (RAIN) members and California University of Pennsylvania

Focus: educate and increase awareness of source water protection strategies via three major events (side 2) aimed at thirty-three drinking water suppliers in the Allegheny, Youghiogheny and Monongahela watersheds in eight southwest PA counties.

Read their Newsletter and Final Report. Congrats to RAIN on winning funding to install monitoring equipment.

Contact:  Emily Buka 412-322-3523 eb@riversidecenterforinnovation.com


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