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Victory for Clean Water

Floods & Floodplains, Protecting Rivers, Water Supply
In a huge win for rivers, a federal judge in South Carolina struck down the administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water protections.... Read More

How Colorado’s Water Law Affects You and Our Rivers

Climate Change & Rivers, Discover Rivers, Protecting Rivers, Restoring Damaged Rivers, Water Supply, Wild and Scenic Rivers
In Episode 12 of We Are Rivers, we discuss the complicated nature of water law in the West. Listen in to learn more about how water law affects you and the rivers you love. ... Read More

A Flawed Plan for the Pearl River

Most Endangered Rivers
Mississippi's Pearl River is threatened by a proposed dam and lake project whose plan is not well studied and leaves many questions unanswered.... Read More

Celebrating the Rivers of America

Protecting Rivers, Wild and Scenic Rivers
The upcoming anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act on October 2, 2018, is a cause to celebrate the legacy of all who have worked for the health of America's finest streams.... Read More