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Lancaster Clean Water Fund Grant Will Support Outreach to Amish Landowners and Protect Water Quality

Recently, Lancaster Clean Water Partners and Lancaster County Community Foundation announced the awarding of more than $100,000 in grants to support the quality of water in Lancaster County, PA. RiverStewards Collaborative was one of the fortunate organizations to receive funds from this grant program. We will work with an Amish liaison, Lancaster Farmland Trust, and […]

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The One Water Planning Process Can Save Money While Improving Water Quality: A New RiverStewards White Paper Shows How

What is One Water? The One Water concept was developed by the Water Research Foundation – a nonprofit, educational organization that funds, manages, and publishes research on the technology, operation, and management of drinking water, wastewater, reuse, and stormwater systems – to “manage water resources holistically and sustainably. One Water is an integrated planning and […]

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Elizabethtown College Honors Students Work with RiverStewards to Promote River Towns Like Marietta

Photo above: Senior History and Anthropology double major and class TA (teaching assistant), Benjamin Erickson, shares his findings on the Huston, Bowman, Hiestand Marietta Community House. What makes a community worth protecting? Is it the number of historical buildings within its limits? The presence of thriving businesses and industries? The quality of its scenic outdoor […]

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Making Data More Accessible to Enhance Protection of the Susquehanna

Photo above: John Quigley, Director of Harrisburg University’s Center for Environment, Energy and Economy discusses what a shared database might look like. Government agencies, nonprofits, academics and others use data in their day-to-day work. Whether analyzing the levels of nitrate and phosphorus in a water sample, tracking sediment loads over time, or gauging the economic […]

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The Susquehanna Heartland Coalition and Geisinger Health System Make Medication Disposal Safer and Easier

In the past, someone with leftover medications had few choices for disposal. Flush it and harm water quality? Throw it in the trash and affect the environment that way? Wait a year until someone has a drug take-back program? There has to be a better way! That’s what the Susquehanna Heartland Coalition and Geisinger Health […]

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