Water Testing, Legislative Lobbying Upcoming Activities

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Water Testing, Legislative Lobbying Upcoming Activities
January 21: Water Vigils Around the World


From West Virginia to Bhopal, India, communities are hosting water vigils in solidarity with the Kanawha Valley. List of vigils.


January 25: Water Monitoring Volunteer Program, 9am-2:30pm

First Presbyterian Church, 456 Spruce Street, Morgantown WV.

West Virginia Rivers Coalition is partnering with Trout Unlimited to initiate a volunteer water quality monitoring program. The program will train volunteers to monitor cold water streams in West Virginia and Virginia facing potential impacts from shale gas development. For details and to RSVP, contact WV Rivers Coalition at 304-637-7201


January 27: Advocacy Training, 6pm-8pm

Memorial Student Center, Marshall University – One John Marshall Drive, Huntington

Understand the legislative process. Get tips on speaking with elected officials. Learn about progressive organizations and issues in West Virginia. Free training, all are welcome. Food & beverages served. Sponsored by: American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) WV; WV Citizen Action Group (CAG); Direct Action Welfare Group (DAWG); Fairness WV; Healthy Kids & Families Coalition; National Association of Social Workers (NASW) WV; Planned Parenthood; WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence; WV Environmental Council (WVEC) and WV FREE. For more information: NASW, mail@naswwv.org or 304 345-6279


January 28: Press conference, noon

Fountain side of the state capitol

Regenerate West Virginia PAC is hosting a press conference at the capitol to release the results of its survey of state legislators about the chemical spill and water crisis. Find out more about what your legislators really plan to do to address the crisis and hold them accountable.


February 22: Rainwater Harvesting and Water Solutions Workshop, 10am-4pm

Rock Lake Community Life Center, South Charleston, WV

A free & full day on the basic ins and outs of Rainwater Harvesting and other water solutions. In addition to in-person presentations and some in person hands-on, this will feature students of renowned water harvesting expert Brad Lancaster live and presenting via Skype and answering questions. More info here
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