51 dams, 500 miles restored
New list of outdated or unsafe dams that came out of rivers in 2013Find Out Where
The water authority in Cleveland County, North Carolina has been trying to build a $95 million to $182 million unneeded reservoir since 1990. But we’ve been able to defeat that in court. Here’s how.
Bristol Bay’s wild salmon fishery and other natural resources provide at least 14,000 full and part-time jobs and are valued at about $480 million annually, and fisheries of about 37.5 million fish. Isn’t this worth protecting?
When we talk about climate change or drought, rivers need to be part of the conversation. If we aren’t looking at rivers, if we’re focused solely on water supply, then we’re just talking about a plumbing system.
The US Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan funds the first step towards what could bring salmon and steelhead back into the Sierra Nevada – for the first time in nearly a century.Read More »
Rivers are the main source of drinking water for most Americans. We can’t afford to take them for granted. Help protect your clean water by volunteering for a river cleanup!Find Out How »
If fracking is allowed in the headwaters of the Potomac River, it could put drinking water for millions at risk.Read Article »
HR 3189, the so-called Water Rights Protection Act, could completely undermine the balance between private and public uses for water. So what can we do about it?Read Article »