Category: News

Water Sampling Results

Several Headwaters members participated in the Kentucky River Watershed Watch E. coli water sampling event that took place on the 12th and 13th of May. The significant rainfall during this sampling event was a major factor, contributing to higher E. coli…

Headwaters VISTA Position Opening!

Are you or someone you know interested in working for Headwaters? We are looking for an individual to serve as our AmeriCorps VISTA. The AmeriCorps VISTA will fill the role of Community Program Coordinator and assist Headwaters in carrying out…

Whitesburg Water Quality Report

The 2016 Whitesburg Water Quality report is now available to the public. To view this report you can visit: http://www.dcfleming.com/2016-CCR.pdf or call (606) 633-3710 to request a paper copy. When reading the document you may notice the several columns with abbreviations. The…

Headwaters VISTA Position Opening

Are you or someone you know interested in working for Headwaters? We are looking for an individual to serve as our AmeriCorps VISTA. The AmeriCorps VISTA will fill the role of Community Program Coordinator and assist Headwaters in carrying out…

LCCHS Students Clean Our Waterways

On Sunday, February 12th, 42 Letcher County Central High School students joined Regina Donour and Headwaters for a stream cleanup along the North Fork of the Kentucky River. National Honor Society members and sophomore, juniors, and seniors from science classes…

February Stream Cleanup

Join Headwaters this Sunday, 1:00 at the Whitesburg Middle School, to pick up litter along the banks of the North Fork. With each litter cleanup, a significant amount of waste and debris is removed from our streams, contributing to cleaner…

Big Dip Redux Web Conference and Presentations

On Tuesday, November 15th, Kentucky Community and Technical College and Eastern Kentucky University students participated in a web conference to review and present water quality findings from the Big Dip Redux sampling event. The Big Dip Redux took place in…

Watershed Quality Education at LCCHS

On October 12th, 60 Letcher County Central High School (LCCHS) chemistry students studied watershed quality at Lilley Cornett Woods. Led by Regina Donour, LCCHS chemistry teacher, and Eastern Kentucky University faculty, students assessed four watersheds in close proximity to the…