Communities in the Valley count on clean, abundant water for drinking water supply, farming, recreation and tourism. Our world-class streams and rivers form the headwaters of the Shenandoah and James Rivers and then flow to the Chesapeake Bay.
The Alliance works with local government, watershed groups, and agencies to advance the local programs and planning for erosion and sediment control, agricultural best management practices, storm water management and regional water planning.
Current Clean WaterProjects
What’s so funny about Peace, Love, & Land Conservation?
How can one protect a viewshed, not only for today and tomorrow, but forever? Enter the land protection tool known as the conservation easement.
Our North Star – John Adamson
This year, we honored the late John Adamson with our first North Star recognition. In his words: Anything is possible with patience, politeness and persistence.
Taking care of our piece of the Bay
We are the first stewards of the water that travels from our springs into our streams, through our fields and towns and eventually into the Chesapeake Bay.