Projects


ICWA PROJECTS: Partnering to Preserve and Protect Monroe County’s Water
We believe education that leads to citizens’ involvement with watershed issues and
local planning efforts are the key to Monroe County water protection.

Please join us. Get your feet wet and learn more about Monroe County’s water.

Volunteers in ActionProject Page_1
Citizen Scientists and Watershed Stewards
Monroe volunteers monitor streams, map springs and clear debris from Indian Creek, as ICWA partners with county and state environmental groups.

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Project Page_2“Warm Spring, Cold Spring, High Spring, Low Spring”
Unlocking Peters Mountain mysteries
ICWA is partnering with WVU to conduct a multi-year project to study the properties—and potential interconnections—of springs along Peters Mountain.

Importance of First-Order Streams and Forested Ridgetops
Reports on watershed impacts from proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline
In a cross-county initiative, ICWA engaged Pamela C. Dodds, Ph.D., Licensed Professional Geologist, to assess watershed impacts of proposed MVP construction.

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Project Page_3ICWA Interactive Environmental Map
Harnessing technology to assess and share water-related risks
ICWA’s online environmental map was launched in June 2016 to help identify and assess risks to Monroe County’s watersheds.

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Project Page 4Karst Concerns: A Defining Issue for Monroe County – Important New Study Funded
Karst remains a defining water issue for the county. In 2017, a major USGS-led study of Monroe County waters was announced.

Abandoned Wells Help Map Underground Geology and Water
ICWA is assisting USGS scientists locate abandoned wells as part of the statewide USGS Borehole Geophysical Assessment Program.

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ICWA welcomes the chance to work with individuals and organizations
interested in protecting Monroe County’s water.
Please
contact us for information on how to get involved!

Indian Creek Watershed Association
P.O. Box 711, Union, WV 24983
www.IndianCreekWatershedAssociation.org

email: info@IndianCreekWatershedAssociation.org

Active since 1996, ICWA is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

 

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