Protecting our water. Preserving our future.

We Won Water Protections for the Mahoning River

We Won Water Protections for the Mahoning River

via Vindy.com Settlement with Patriot Water might be end of gas and oil wastewater treatment in city By Ed Runyan | December 17, 2018 at 12:05a.m. runyan@vindy.com Water plant remains open as suit lingers WARREN Though a lawsuit filed by an environmental group against the company Patriot Water is still pending, the recent settlement by Warren would suggest...

Information Meeting Sponsored by FWAP so Property Owners Can Protect Themselves

Dear Tappan and Seneca Lake Neighbors and Friends, By now you have probably heard that yet another reservoir in the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) will be leased for fracking. Tappan Lake is next on the chopping block as the MWCD continues to plunder valuable public resources for profit. As we have warned our friends and neighbors at Seneca and...

FWAP Makes Appeal to Conservancy Court

FWAP Makes Appeal to Conservancy Court

Lea Harper, Managing Director of FreshWater Accountability Project, addressed the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District’s Annual Meeting of the Conservancy Court, the overseeing body of the conservancy, in another attempt to convince the district that they should not be selling massive quantities of water to be destroyed to support a temporary, toxic...

Property Owners Organizing Against Conservancy District

Property Owners Organizing Against Conservancy District

April 21, 2014 — The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) Board Meeting held last Friday, April 18, 2014, provided another stunning example of how the conservancy district is allowed to tax property owners in the district without accountability to respond to their concerns, represent their best interests and “conserve.” The MWCD is a large political...

Follow Up Meeting with Rep Hill’s Aide

Follow Up Meeting with Rep Hill’s Aide

On April 2 we met with Representative Brian Hill’s aide, Brandon Ogden. Now we’re following up regarding the discussion we had about Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. You may find the links useful at the end of this message Dear Brandon: Please share this with Representative Hill for his information. I am assembling a mailing for Muskingum...

Why is MWCD Ignoring Science?

Why is MWCD Ignoring Science?

Sometimes we find ourselves asking some tough questions: why are the people who are supposed to protect us and our assets ignoring the facts? FWAP commissioned a report from a well-known hydrogeologist from New York. No one in NY would allow fracking of a reservoir, and yet, despite the science and the pleas to the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District...