Reprinted from The Observer https://wearetheobserver.com/aluminum-in-the-water-prompts-questions/ OCTOBER, 2021 TAGGED WITH: ALUMINUM, DRINKING WATER, HARPERS FERRY WATER WORKS, JEFFERSON COUNTY FOUNDATION, ROCKWOOL, WATER MONITORING, WEST VIRGINIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY BOARD Elks Run and its tributary, Elk Branch, are the primary source of drinking water for Harpers Ferry and Bolivar. Tests of an Elk Branch spring show a 20-fold increase in aluminum in September compared to prior […]
We WON! In a frankly astonishing turn of events last night at the BOS meeting in Leesburg, the BOS voted 8-1 to deny AT&T’s proposal to build a monopole tower on the Short Hill. A dedicated group of organizations led by Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains, persisted making the argument that it was a visual scar […]
October is Riparian Forest Buffer Month! How Cool is That? I love looking up the trunk of a 30-foot-tall Willow Oak that I planted in 2004. It gives me joy that it grew so tall and fast and that it is helping to heal the earth and our farm. Jeanne and I established six acres […]
BOS Public Hearing on AT&T Tower On Tuesday September 14th the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (BOS) will hear public comments on the proposed AT&T Tower at Short Hill. We urge all readers to write to their County Commissioner in opposition to the Tower and to attend the meeting in person if possible. At its June […]
Supervisors Hear Last Push on Short Hill Cell Tower Plan Taken from Loudoun Now 2021-09-15 By Renss Greene After the penultimate meeting on a proposal by AT&T to build a 125-foot monopole on top of Short Hill Mountain, it remains unclear what supervisors will decide. A public hearing on Wednesday night brought out one last […]
FOSR’s 2021 Summer E. coli Results through 09.02.2021 All but one of the sites tested yesterday had exceedingly high E. coli concentrations. Also, the E. coli result for site FW36, Manassas Run upstream of the confluence with the Shenandoah River at Morgans Ford public boat landing in Warren County Virginia is not being reported because […]
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These are the E. coli results for the water samples that were collected yesterday, Wednesday, August 25, 2021. FOSR 2021 Summer Quantitative E. coli concentration Results through 08.25.2021 Of the 12 times that FOSR has tested Manassas Run this summer, the E. coli levels exceeded the previous Virginia water-quality standard threshold of 235 E. coli […]