Clean Water Week Brings Together Partnerships

Burlington, Vt - Community partners are coming together to discuss how they can keep Vermont's waters clean.
 
It's clean water week.

More than 80 organizations, businesses and towns focused on water issues at the Echo Leahy Center Monday.
   
They pushed for collaborative efforts to help protect wildlife and reduce the costs of rebuilding. "Intact floodplains and wetlands, have the potential to eliminate as much as 22 percent of the phosferous that is coming into the lake, making this one of the most affordable ways we have to clean our water." Said Heather Furman, State Director of The Nature Conservancy.
 
The state's nature conservancy developed a water quality blue print earilier this year that identifies good places to invest in nature for clean water progress in Lake Champlain.
   
There are events happening all over for clean water week.  
 


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