Monthly Archives: February 2013

KRWW 2012 Water Sampling Results – Pathogens

February 7, 2013
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Every year, Headwaters partners with the Kentucky River Watershed Watch (KRWW) to gather data on herbicides, pathogens, metals and nutrients within the Letcher County watershed of the Kentucky River.  Below we have provided a map that plots all of the points in Letcher County that were tested in the 2012 KRWW water testing event. Because pathogens...

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New Web-Tools Address Need for Water Monitoring in Letcher County

February 6, 2013
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New Web-Tools Address Need for Water Monitoring in Letcher County

In June of 1969, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio, caught fire. Filled for decades with raw sewage and various pollutants, Time Magazine once described the Cuyahoga as the river that “oozes rather than flows,” and in which a person “does not drown but decays.” Congress and the Nixon administration acted quickly, and passed...

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