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Coloradans vote for healthy rivers

Climate Change & Rivers, Water Supply
The River District plans to use funds raised by the ballot measure to go towards funding water projects backed by local roundtables and communities... Read More

Lessons Learned From A Levee Victory

Climate Change & Rivers, Floods & Floodplains, Most Endangered Rivers, Protecting Rivers
Stopping the Elm Point levee proposal is a great win for people and the environment!... Read More

Partnering to better manage our water

Floods & Floodplains, Stormwater and Sewage, Urban Waters, Water Pollution, Water Supply
An innovative project at the crossroads of I-75/85 and I-20 could change the way water is managed across Atlanta and the nation.... Read More

Balancing healthy rivers and hydropower

Dam Removal, Energy Development, Hydropower
Representatives of the hydropower industry and the conservation community are coming together to find common ground on the role of hydropower in addressing climate change while also restoring free-flowing rivers. ... Read More

52 Years of Wild and Scenic Rivers

Wild and Scenic Rivers
President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act into law, establishing a system of protection for rivers with outstanding values. ... Read More