Blue Ridge Watershed Coalition

Welcome to the Blue Ridge Mountain Communities Area Watershed Plan website.

Stakeholders of "the Mountain" within Jefferson County formed a 501.C.3, not for profit organization called the Blue Ridge Watershed Coalition.  This group was formed to preserve the watershed of the West Virginia Blue Ridge mountains. Current members of the Coalition are interested in inviting new members to join their group.

This page is maintained by The Blue Ridge Watershed Coalition.

Latest News

February 21st, 2014

Collecting water sample in the rain. Water levels are high today.

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February 18th, 2014

Newest water monitoring data:

Overall FOSR & BRWC Water Quality Data.xls
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February 18th, 2014

Fracking the Eagle Ford Shale
Big Oil and Bad Air on the Texas Prairie

January 7th, 2014

Key Marcellus study didn't test waste, researcher says  - News - The Charleston Gazette - West...
In a presentation to committee members, Ziemkiewicz said that the DEP had initially arranged for researchers to obtain Marcellus drilling mud from a Stone Energy site in August 2012. When researchers tried to take samples on three different dates, they were told each time that "drilling malfunctions...

November 30th, 2013

Elks Run Watershed Group is up and running. Many of our Jefferson County neighbors live on this important tributary that provides drinking water for Harpers Ferry & Bolivar. Contact them today to see how can help this impaired stream that deserves a chance!

Elks Run Watershed Group
Volunteers caring for the Elks Run and Elks Branch tributaries which supply drinking water to Harpers Ferry and Bolivar, West Virginia.