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Hearing on Class Action for Whitesburg Water Spill

June 20, 2011
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Today, a hearing in the Letcher County Circuit Court will be held with the intent of determining whether litigation against Don Childers for monetary damages for contamination of the Whitesburg water supply by diesel fuel should be considered a class action. If it were to be considered a class action, the court process may...

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What’s Your Water Story: Pt5

June 16, 2011
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Check out our latest Water Story:

Headwaters Update!

June 15, 2011
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June has been an exciting and busy month for Headwaters, with a number of activities occurring.  Recently, team members have participated in the National River Rally in South Carolina, participated in outreach programs through summer camps, as well as continuing to work on the ‘What’s your water story?’ project.  We also had a strong...

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Water Testing at Jenkins Middle High School

June 2, 2011
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The Headwaters Inc. team headed out to Jenkins Middle-High School from the 25th of May to the 1st of June, to run chemical water testing labs and to inform the students of J.M.H.S. about the importance of water quality in our lives.  Covering a number of different pollution sources and issues relating to water quality, the...

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Jenkins KY Incident

May 10, 2011
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Headwaters has  gotten reports of a potential chemical spill in Jenkins, Kentucky. There have been substantiated reports of foam present in the stream and a major fish kill. Headwaters volunteers went to one of the reported sites, Smokey Row, and saw 4-5 feet of foam in the stream, however residents reported that prior to...

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Americorp Week Scheduled for May 14th-21st

May 4, 2011
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Americorp Week Scheduled for May 14th-21st

The fifth annual AmeriCorps Week, taking place May 14-21, 2011, provides the perfect opportunity for AmeriCorps members, alums, grantees, program partners, and friends to demonstrate AmeriCorps’ impact on critical issues, bring more Americans into service, and thank the community partners who make AmeriCorps possible. AmeriCorps Week shines a spotlight on AmeriCorps’ impact in communities...

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Community Calendar

March 31, 2011
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There are great events going on in the Letcher County area! Eolia Garbage Clean Up, April 9th 2011, Starting at 9:00am The community of Eolia has scheduled a clean up for April 9th. The clean up crew will proceed from the school on Highway 806 toward US 119.  From there work northward across Pine...

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What is your Water Story? Pt4

March 28, 2011
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Check out the latest “What is your water story?” Video with Ramon Cuellar!!!

KRWW Water Sampler Training on Saturday April 16th

March 24, 2011
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Headwaters Inc and the Kentucky River Water Watch will be hosting a Water Assessment Training Workshops, Phase I (Grab Sample/Field Chemistry) Training, on Saturday, April 16th from 12pm to 4pm. The training will allow us to extend our work in volunteer watershed development in the coming years and help Kentucky overall in their watershed...

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Jenkins Middle-High School Riverside Clean Up a Success!!!

March 21, 2011
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