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 Water Projects
South River Partnerships
The South River Watershed Coalition is a newly formed community-driven nonprofit that evolved from the DuPont Science Team, which has spent decades addressing the mercury contamination of the river from the DuPont plant.
Trying Something New in Smith Creek Watershed
One of the challenges of farming is how difficult it can be to try new methods—even if they have been shown to lead to reduced costs, increased productivity or improved farm health.
Bringing All Resources
By weaving together the conservation staff knowledge and all available funding sources, we are able to channel resources to achieve the greatest impact.