Priority Issues and Projects
While Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper responds to any activity that threatens the integrity of water quality or compromises the responsible use of water resources, LPOW currently focuses primarily on the following priority issues:
Management of water resources
In addition to protecting water quality, LPOW also advocates for the responsible use of water resources. This includes discouraging excessive lake level fluctuation (which can result in serious erosion and nutrient deposition) as well as the potential removal of lake waters to augment or “recharge” the Rathdrum Prairie Aquifer to meet the growing demand for water.