Sleepy Creek member attends Choose Clean Water Conference

SCWA was represented by Jeff Iliff at the 7th Annual Choose Clean Water Conference in Annapolis MD on May 24th and 25th. This conference brings together experts from all around the Chesapeake Bay watershed to share the newest developments and information to help watershed and environmental organizations maximize their effectiveness. There were many informative workshops from advocacy and communication challenges to public health More

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Septic System Repair Cost-Share Up to $7,300

Sleepy Creek Watershed residents, don’t pass up this opportunity to address that nagging septic problem or simply get 50% off that much needed maintenance pump-out! You should receive a copy of this valuable coupon and limited time offer in the mail this week. Letting a septic system fail STINKS and poisons our water. Click on the coupon image below to download the simple application form More

You are invited to share your opinions at the May 12 public forum in Shepardstown

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County and other local nonprofits, West Virginia Rivers Coalition (WVRC), water utilities, and state and local agencies will host a free public forum on how residents can get involved in drinking water protection, May 12, from 6:30–8:30pm, at the Clarion Hotel in Shepherdstown. The event focuses on how Jefferson County residents and businesses can help shape More

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Final Report on Fecal Coliform Bacteria levels in Sleepy Creek released

The Cacapon Institute recently released it’s 2014-2015 final report on Fecal Coliform Bacteria levels in the Sleepy Creek Watershed. Seven sites were sampled over the course of 15 months. The tests were done as a result of Sleepy Creek’s 2007 designation as an ‘impaired’ stream due to it’s high levels of Fecal Coliform Bacteria. These sites were sampled because the source of this More