Posts Tagged ‘ letcher county ’

Spring 2013 Stream Clean-up at Campbell’s Branch Community Center

March 11, 2013
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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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Recent Report Puts Headwaters in Local Media

December 11, 2012
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Sandlick-AMD

Since the release of our latest county-wide stream survey, Headwaters has received a substantial amount of attention in the local media. Here is a quick round-up of local press features that will serve to interpet and summarize some of the more complex sections of the report. A link to the article in The Mountain...

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Fall 2011 Metals Sampling Results & Report

November 12, 2012
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testing

On November 19th, 2011, volunteers with Headwaters Inc. conducted heavy metals sampling of fourteen streams and twelve streambeds in the Kentucky River watershed of Letcher County. Headwaters, Inc. co-founder and former AmeriCorps VISTA Evan Smith and current VISTA Tarence Ray have written a comprehensive report that outlines and explains the results from this sampling effort....

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West End of Letcher County Under Boil Water Advisory

October 20, 2012
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boiladvisory

If you live in Blackey, Isom, Jeremiah, Colson, Deane, Highway 7, & Low Gap, you are currently under a boil water advisory. Headwaters spoke with the Letcher County Water & Sewer District this afternoon and learned that, during road construction in Knott County, county & state construction crews pulled out a water line while putting in...

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Headwaters Inc. Letcher County Google Earth Tour

July 27, 2011
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Headwaters has a brand new Google Earth Tour of Letcher County. If you have even wanted to fly through Letcher County or been curious about how our watershed shapes our county, check this video out! We thank Ajeet Hansra, the Headwaters Summer 2011 Intern for creating this video for us!