Headwaters is Hiring our 2020-2021 AmeriCorps VISTA

Headwaters is looking for our Community Program Coordinator VISTA! Headwaters works to address public health issues relating to water quality through water monitoring, environmental education, and ecological restoration. Our specific program activities include sampling stream water at designated locations throughout…

Headwaters is Hiring!

Interested in working for a community-based environmental nonprofit in Eastern Kentucky? Come work with Headwaters as the Watershed Coordinator! About Us: Headwaters, Inc. is a Letcher County based organization dedicated to improving local water quality through education, providing accurate and…

On the Floods in East Kentucky

Spring in East Kentucky is getting wetter. Annual rainfall has increased by 5% since the beginning of the 20th century, and many cities and towns have seen record rainfall in the past decade. East Kentucky was declared to be in…

Headwaters 2019 Year in Review

Wow – we can’t believe it’s already December. This year has been a whirlwind. Between staff transitions, new projects, outreach, and new partnerships across the state, Headwaters has been out and about. So here’s what we’ve been up to. 2019…

Watershed Based Plan Community Forum

In partnership with the Kentucky Division of Water and the University of Kentucky, Headwaters invites you to participate in a community forum on stream quality in the greater Whitesburg area!   For two years and through the support of a 319…

Tap Water Testing

Headwaters is proud to announce we will be partnering with the University of Kentucky’s Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences, UK-CARES, on a tap water testing project in Letcher County! We’re looking for 5-10 volunteers to participate in this…