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Join the the effort to protect, preserve and restore water quality in the Indian Creek and greater Youghiogheny River watersheds.  Consider making a contribution or becoming a member today!

Our Work

We work for the water and for you. We pursue on-the-ground restoration of past damage while also advocating on local, regional and national issues that impact our watershed. Learn more.

The Swim Season Has Begun!

From May 1st to September 30th we will be testing local swimming holes for E. Coli bacteria. Stay up to date on where it is safe to swim! Learn More

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Plants of the Laurel Highlands: An Introduction

For those of you familiar with this area, this time of year brings beautiful new life...

An Opportunity to Help Protect Clean Water!

On April 13, 2017, SB 624 was introduced to the Pennsylvania Senate. According to the...

Swimmable Waters is Back… And We Need Your Help!

The swim season is here again! For the second year, MWA will be testing popular...

Renewable Energy Is The Real Job Creator

Earlier this week, an executive order was signed which pulled back numerous restrictions...

Maryland Will Ban Fracking!

Last evening the Maryland Senate passed HB 1325, a bill that would ban fracking...

Overflow Crowd Questions Chevron about Proposed Water Withdrawal

Approximately 50 people filled the West Newton VFW last night after the regular venue...

AmeriCorps Internship Available for Summer 2017

We’re hiring an AmeriCorps Volunteer to assist with our Swimmable Waters program...

Siding Dumped Illegally Along Yough near Draketown

While the good folks from the Turkeyfoot Fish and Game Association did the heavy...

Chevron Proposes Withdrawal from Yough at West Newton

Chevron Appalachia, LLC has approached the borough of West Newton for a right-of-way...

Environmental Groups Appeal Permits for Mariner East 2 Natural Gas Liquids Pipeline

On Monday, February 13, 2017, environmental advocacy groups Clean Air Council, Delaware...