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Watershed Associations Site Information
Raccoon Creek Watershed Assn. This watershed includes portions of Allegheny, Washington and Beaver Counties. Much of the watershed is designated an Important Birding Area by the Audubon Society of Western PA.
Nine Mile Run Watershed Assn. The Nine Mile Run Watershed is a small urban watershed located in Pittsburgh's East End.
Peter's Creek Watershed Assn. The Peters Creek Watershed encompasses an area of approximately 50 square miles, about two-thirds of which lies in Allegheny County and the remainder in Washington County.
Chartiers Creek Watershed Assn. The Chartiers Creek Watershed Association (ChCWA) represents the upper Chartiers Creek Watershed in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
Turtle Creek Watershed Assn. Since 1970, TCWA has been involved in remediating abandoned mine drainage contamination, preventing flooding, improving waste water treatment, educating the community about water quality and quantity issues, addressing stormwater problems, reducing erosion and subsequent sedimentation, and monitoring water quality across the watershed.
Government Agencies
US Environmental Protection Agency
US EPA Watershed Academy
PA Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP)
PA Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)
Allegheny County Airport Authority
Allegheny County Conservation District
Moon Township
Findlay Township
North Fayette Township
Environmental Organizations Site Information
Montour Trail Council The Montour Trail is a multi-use non-motorized recreational rail-trail near Pittsburgh, PA that will ultimately extend 46 miles from Moon Township near Coraopolis to Clairton. Currently, multiple sections of the trail totaling over 40 miles are completed. New sections are being added each year.                                            
Hollow Oak Land Trust The Hollow Oak Land Trust (HOLT) works to acquire land for conservation through acquisition and conservation easements. In addition, HOLT promotes the education of the public and municipal officials on conservation issues.
Independence Conservancy

The Independence Conservancy is a watershed-based land trust founded in 1999 in Aliquippa, PA.  This volunteer group of environmental enthusiasts share a vision of clean water, beautiful vistas and special places in the Raccoon Creek Watershed preserved forever.

Three Rivers Wet Weather The 3 Rivers Wet Weather Demonstration Program works with 83 communities in the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority service area. No other region in the U.S., outside of Allegheny County, has as many individual sewage collection systems directed to one sewage treatment facility.
Home Science: Backyard Conservation This link has lots of great information for kids on conservation.
Information on Outdoor Water Conservation Ideas on saving water and our environment.
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Pittsburgh PA 15244-0509
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