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Rivers Alliance
Connecticut's United Voice for River Conservation

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Litchfield, CT 06759


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Rivers Alliance of Connecticut is the only statewide nonprofit dedicated to protecting and enhancing Connecticut's rivers, streams, and watersheds. We promote and support environmentally sound state policies, assist the state's many watershed and river groups, and educate the public about the importance of water conservation and aquatic habitats. We are a membership-based nonprofit corporation founded in 1992.

Action Alerts on Pesticides and Fracking Waste

Rep. Roberta Willis Speaks Out Against Importing Fracking Waste

Low Flows Before The Floods

Legislation page updated

Keith Ainsworth and Margaret

RA Honors Keith Ainsworth with Distinguished Service Award

Rivers Alliance has honored attorney Keith Ainsworth with its Distinguished Service Award for his dedication to environmental causes, pro bono help as needed, and expert testimony and guidance on environmental and anti-environmental bills in the Connecticut General Assembly.

The governor's talk and commitment were outstanding at the Connecticut Strategic Water Resources Planning Conference at UConn Law School in Hartford.

CEQ Issues Authoritative Report on Shaky Protections for State Conservation Lands

Untreated Sewage Spills into the Naugatuck River

State Starts Review of Water Quality Standards for the Clean Water Act

Governor's Executive Order 37 Calls for Review of Regulations and a New Process

HVA's Werner is Rivers Alliance Environmental Champion of 2013

STREAMLINES - The fall 2013 newsletter of Rivers Alliance of CT is available. Older newsletters can be found in our archive.

Rivers Alliance Leads River Walk, Samples Macros at Shepaug River Day

Shepaug Day was part of "Rivers Alive!" -- art shows and other events sponsored by the Washington Art Association with the assistance of Rivers Alliance of Connecticut and the Steep Rock Association Land Trust.

Keep a Weather Eye Out for Streamflow and Groundwater Levels AND Combined Sewer Overflows!

Model Resolutions for Pesticide-Free Lawns and Playing Fields

The Council On Environmental Quality has released its Annual Report "Environmental Quality in Connecticut"

Rivers Alliance's Comments on the State Plan of Conservation and Development


This text was written as part of grant from the Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation for education on alternate sewage treatment systems (ATS). These controversial systems typically allow for onsite treatment of sewage on properties too small for a traditional septic system.

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Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
PO Box 1797
7 West Street, 3rd Floor
Litchfield, CT 06759