Water

  • Clean Water: Your Right to Know

    The League released a national report, Clean Water: Your Right to Know, showing that water quality monitoring in streams across the country is haphazard and limited, leaving Americans in the dark about the health of local waters – and potentially leaving pollution problems undetected. Our report and proposed solution – empowering more American to monitor streams locally – garnered print, radio, and television coverage across the country and set the stage for our Clean Water Challenge!

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  • Clean Water Challenge

    Remember that “big, hairy, audacious goal” we talked about at convention in July? It’s here and it’s called the Clean Water Challenge! Join us in protecting streams and rivers across the country – because everyone has the right to clean water!

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  • League Staff Hit the Road for Clean Water

    Izaak Walton League staff are passionate about getting citizens involved in water quality monitoring. In October, staff hit the road to offer hands-on training and to discuss the future of volunteer water quality monitoring.

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  • How To Make a Rain Barrel

    One way you can help ease the strain on reservoirs and wells is to build a rain barrel – a container that’s hooked up to a downspout to collect and recycle rainwater. You’ll reduce your water bill and the runoff entering local storm drains.

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  • How To Build a Rain Garden

    Rain gardens can beautify your home and invite birds, butterflies, and beneficial insects, including those that eat mosquitoes.

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