Freshwater Future Weekly: September 23, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 23, 2022

This Week: Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline Approaching Fast!; Need New Technology? Share Your Opinion and be Entered to Win Gift Cards; Freshwater Future Participated in One Water Summit; Hurricane Fiona Leaves Many Without Electricity or Water  Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline Approaching Fast! Looking for funds to […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 16, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 16, 2022

This Week: Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline Approaching Fast; Polio Found in Wastewater in New York; Need New Technology? Share Your Opinion and be Entered to Win Gift Cards; Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Public Forum (September 27-29, Niagara Falls, Ontario) Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline Approaching Fast! […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 8, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 8, 2022

This Week: The Freshwater 2020-2021 Annual Report is Here!; Fall Project Grant Deadline Approaching; Take Five Minutes to Guide Freshwater Future’s Strategic Planning Process; Speak Out On Drinking Water Issues at Upcoming Public Hearings; Take Action Against 162,000 Acre Land Expansion In Michigan for the National Guard; Jackson, Mississippi Considers […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 2, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 2, 2022

Lake Erie Celebrated As Part of #WeAreLakeErieDay #WeAreLakeErieDay was trending on social media this week from people sharing their memories and appreciation for Lake Erie. While there is much to celebrate about Lake Erie, the lake also needs our help as it is plagued by harmful algal blooms.  These blooms […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 26, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 26, 2022

This week: Getting to Know Lake Erie–We Are Lake Erie Day, August 31 + New York Community Adopts Moratorium on Water Extraction + National Guard Requests 162,000 Acre Expansion in Michigan + Freshwater Voices Newsletter – Latest Issue Now Available Online + Share Your Input to Guide Freshwater Future’s Strategic […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 19, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 19, 2022

This week: Muskegon Heights Water Assistance Victory! + Partnership:  Freshwater Future + Flint Community Lab + More Funds Available for Fall Grants–Is Your Organization Eligible? + Updates on Hexavalent Chromium Spill in the Huron River Muskegon Heights Water Assistance Victory!  This week Muskegon Heights city officials signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to allow residents access to the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 12, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 12, 2022

This week: Near Zero Health Advisories for PFAS Chemicals Announced by U.S. EPA + Court Provides Criteria for Citizens to Have a Say in Zoning Decisions + Need Funds for Your Water Work? + More Direct Action Required to Reduce Phosphorus Pollution  Near Zero Health Advisories for PFAS Chemicals Announced by U.S. EPA For decades, […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 5, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 5, 2022

Sign the Petition Supporting Muskegon Heights, MI Residents’ Access to Federal Water Assistance + New York’s Largest Landfill Seeks to Expand Instead of Close in 2025 – Water Groups Fight Back + Wixom Plant Spills Toxic Hexavalent Chromium into Huron River + Cleveland Plans $2 Million Project to Address Drinking […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 29, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 29, 2022

This week: Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant Recipients: Junction Creek Stewardship Committee + Join us for a Q&A Webinar on Freshwater Future’s grant programs + Ask Your Water Utility to Participate in LIHWAP + Wisconsin Sues 18 Companies Over PFAS Contamination Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 22, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 22, 2022

This week: Need Funds for Your Water Work? Join the Q&A Projects Grants Webinar on August 23 + One Thousand Acres to be Returned to Onondaga Nation + Water is Life Festival + Reminder – It’s not safe to leave plastic water bottles in hot locations Need Funds for Your Water Work? Join the Q&A Projects Grants Webinar on […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 15, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 15, 2022

This Week: Detroit Neighborhoods Using Flood Focus App; Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant Recipients: West Grand Boulevard Collaborative; Flint Lab Video; Clean Water Act on the U.S. Supreme Court Docket; Pipeline Required to Submit More Information for Tunnel Permit Detroit Neighborhoods Using Flood Focus App  Last July, six […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 30, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 30, 2022

This Week: Details Missing About Detroit’s Announcement of Water Rate Relief + Flint Indictments Dropped due to Technicality + Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant Recipients: Water Watchers (Ontario) + Ontario’s Recent Election Could Be a Loss for the Environment and Great Lakes + Recording on Accessing State Revolving Funds for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 24, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 24, 2022

This Week: Construction Season is Here–Be Prepared for Lead Service Line Replacements + Meet One of Our Spring Project Grantees: Michigan Hydro Relicensing Coalition + Update on Flint River Oil Spill + Webinar Next Week, 6/29 on Maumee Watershed Nutrient TMDL Project + Juneteenth–Freedom, Hope, and More Work Needed + All About Water Recording Available! […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 17, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 17, 2022

This Week: Another Major Spill Impacts Michigan Rivers + Want to Work for Water?  Check Out the Job Opportunities Listing + Michigan’s Citizens for Water Conservation Website Launch: Voice Builder Program + Meet One of Our Spring Project Grantees: WaterLegacy + Concerned About Your Community’s Drinking Water? Another Major Spill Impacts Michigan Rivers Leaking underground storage tanks at a […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 10, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: June 10, 2022

This Week: Over 5,000 Gallons of Oil Spilled in St. Mary’s River + Freshwater Future Hosts Two Environmental Fellows + Freshwater Future Staff Member, Kristen Haitaian Joins Water Advocates at National River Rally + Registration Deadline for All About Water Virtual Event this Friday, June 10th! + Bottled Water Reminder Over 5,000 Gallons […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 13, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 13, 2022

THIS WEEK: Take Action to Prevent Asphalt Facility in Detroit Residential Communities + Algae Impacts Housing Prices + Peshtigo Asks EPA for Superfund Designation + Update: Joliet, IL Cost of Lake Michigan for Future Drinking Water Source + Register for All About Water Virtual Event  Take Action to Prevent Asphalt Facility in Detroit […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 6, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: May 6, 2022

THIS WEEK: EPA Recommends Denial of Mining Permit + Register for All About Water Virtual Event + Opportunities Await to Protect Ohio’s Waters + Michigan Adopts Climate Plan EPA Recommends Denial of Mining Permit Last week, we shared that the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa contested a wetland […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 29, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 29, 2022

THIS WEEK: A Win for Water the Crisis: Flint Community Lab’s Website Launch; Take Action to Protect Lake Superior from Mining Pollution; Current Guidelines are Not Enough to Protect Against Road Salt Pollution; Issue Update–Ohio Governor Signs Law that Weakens Regulations on Streams; Freshwater Future’s Helpful Online Tools A Win for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 22, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 22, 2022

THIS WEEK: Words Are Inadequate in Response to Patrick Lyoya’s Death: What You Can Do on Earth Day to Help Protect Our Planet; Asphalt Facility in Detroit Appeals Decision After Permit Denial; Your Help Needed to Take Advantage of a Historic Opportunity to Upgrade Public Water Systems; Save the Date and Register for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 15, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: April 15, 2022

THIS WEEK: Save the Date–June 22, All About Water Convening; Ohio Legislature Moves to Weaken Regulations Aimed to Protect Streams; New Canadian Strategy for Management of Toxic PFAS in the Great Lakes; Help for Water and Wastewater Bills Rolling Out Save the Date–June 22, All About Water Convening: Get Your Community in the Queue […]