The Downstream Project

Protecting watersheds by promoting awareness, alliance, and action
through creative technology and communication.

Opequon Watershed Video Journal: Illegal Dumping on Specks Run

In August of 2020, construction slurry from a Dominion Energy fiber-optic drilling operation in Haymarket, VA was transported across state lines and dumped illegally on several sites in southern Berkeley County, WV. Learn more...

Four Factors That Led to the Defeat of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

NEW E-book by Bobby Whitescarver: This book tells the stories from many local hearings, legal arguments in court, and finally the story of an all-nighter on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court of the United States. Learn more...

Shenandoah Watershed Compact

Charting a Course to a Healthy and Prosperous Future In spring 2019, nearly 90 community stakeholders participated in a series of workshops and forums, made possible by a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, and sponsored by the Potomac RiverKeeper Network, to explore the future of the Shenandoah River and its watershed by responding to Learn more...

Water Watch Logo

Water Watch is a citizen engagement program designed by the Downstream Project to connect watershed groups with members, activate volunteers, quantify stream restoration outcomes, and alert the public about stream contamination. Learn More about Water Watch

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