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Greene County Projects


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

Greene Co. Conservation District, Greene County, $2,700

Septic System information flyerFunded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2004-2005
Project Title: The "Working" Workshop:  Streambank Stabilization and Restoration Practices
Area to be protected:  South Fork of the Ten Mile River watershed
Partners:  Natural Resources Conservation Service and Morgan Township Supervisors

Focus:  Develop an informational flyer on septic systems(front)  (back)    for the local Greene Saver which will reach 40,000 residents of Greene County.  The flyer will include information on septic system installation and maintenance, alternative systems and additional information for landowners.  It will also cover the impacts of failing on-lot systems and benefits to the watersheds and drinking water.

Contact: Lisa Snider, 724-852-5278, lsnider@co.greene.pa.us


Greene County Watershed Alliance

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2002-2003
Project Title: Watershed Issues Via the Internet
Area(s) to be protected: Ohio River Basin (10 County Watersheds)
Partner(s): Greene County Watershed Alliance, Greene County Conservation District, PA CleanWays of Greene County & Wheeling Creek Watershed Conservancy
Focus: develop and maintain a website and distribute educational materials
Counties served: Greene County Grant: $3,000
Contact: Evelyn Andrianos, 724-499-5844, email: shallowcreek@alltel.net

Wheeling Creek Watershed Conservancy

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project - Watershed Protection Projects - 2001
Project Title: Educating and Evaluating the Watershed for Preservation Project
Area(s) to be protected:
Wheeling Creek Watershed
Partner(s): West Greene Schools and Richhill Supervisors
Focus: Develop a brochure and website that will feature results from stream testing in the watershed.
Grant: $4,000
Contact: Attilia Shumaker, 724.627.7871, email: attilia@fadConet

Pittsburgh Voyager

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project - Watershed Protection Projects - 2001
Project Title:
Greene Co River Exploration Project
Area(s) to be protected:
Monongahela River
Partner(s): Greene Co Conservation District
Focus: Travel to outlying Pittsburgh area regions via a Voyager vessel, equipped with a learning laboratory, to educate students of Greene Co about watersheds and environment in their area.
Grant: $4,130
Contact: JoAnn Albert, 412.231.2712, email: jalbert@pittsburghvoyager.org


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