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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

Eastern Armstrong Co. Municipal Authority, Armstrong County, $1,800

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2004-2005
Project Title: EACMA Wellhead Protection Project
Area to be protected:  Plum Creek watershed
Partners: Eastern Armstrong County Municipal Authority, Elderton Borough Council and Plumcreek Township Supervisors

Focus: produce and distribute a brochure to area citizens about source water protection in the Plum Creek watershed and to introduce educational materials to the Elderton School District for use in their water resources awareness curriculum.

Contact: Donald Cessna, 724-354-2540, email n/a


Conemaugh Valley Conservancy / Kiski-Conemaugh Stream Team

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2002-2003
Project Title: Community Outreach Placemat Project
Area(s) to be protected: Kiski-Conemaugh River Basin
Partner(s): Conemaugh Valley Conservancy/Kiski-Conemaugh Stream Team & Kiski-Conemaugh River Basin Alliance
Focus: develop a community outreach project based on restaurant placemats (see completed placemats)
Counties served: Armstrong, Somerset, Westmoreland, Indiana, Cambria County
Grant: $5,000
Contact: Tom Grote, 814-467-0836, email: tfgrote@floodcity.net

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