Watershed Watch mourns the loss of David Gabbard,
a leader, volunteer, and tireless advocate,
who died on April 4, 2013.
Read this tribute by Hank Graddy.
In The News
WWKY releases THE KENTUCKY GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE ACTION PLAN
For Stormwater & Wet Weather Sewage Management
August 2012 -
March 24, 2012
Board meets at the University of Louisville. Salt River representative Russ Barnett gives presentation about stormwater management projects undertaken by the University of Louisville. Representatives of River Network and Natural Resources Defense Council participate in planning for Green Infrastructure outreach programs.
January 14, 2012
Board meets at the Owensboro Area Museum of Science and History.
October 21 and 22, 2011
Board members revisit the Turkeyfoot Middle School in Edgewood, Kentucky, to see updates on green infrastructure installations, energy efficient design, and solar-generated electrical systems.
August 26 and 27, 2011
WWKY holds panel discussion on green infrastructure developments in Lexington, Kentucky, and tours the energy efficient, green infrastructure components of the University of Kentucky's Chandler Medical Center.
Kentucky Division of Water notifies WWKY that it has been selected to receive a grant under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act to update training materials and to re-train all trainers and volunteers for water quality monitoring, including field chemistry, grab samples, and biological and habitat assessment.
Big Sandy River Watershed Watch is re-invigorated. Nina McCoy leads the group as it continues to advance water quality in the basin.
August 13, 2010
Watershed Watch in Kentucky representatives met with the Louisville MSD representatives to review Green Infrastructure projects in Louisville, and toured existing Green Infrastructure facilities in Louisville, including a Green Roof, a Green Building and Porous Pavement.
Six of our eight Local Basins collected over 500 synoptic water sample to b e analyzed for pathogens during July, 2010, with many volunteers re-sampling those site with elevated e coli results.
January 23 and April 13, 2010
Watershed Watch in Kentucky and NRDC representatives met with Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky to review Green Infrastructure projects in Northern Kentucky
October 6, 2009
Watershed Watch in Kentucky and NRDC awarded $`100,000 from Virginia Environmental Endowment to improve Green Infrastructure programs across Kentucky and to support OHIO RIVER ACTION
July 11, 2009
Watershed Watch in Kentucky volunteers work with ORSANCO to collect water monitoring samples from 44 Kentucky tributaries into the Ohio River as part of OHIO RIVER ACTION 2009.