Don’t swim in the green water!

We can all agree that this has been an unusual year. This summer, the Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper (LPOW) office received calls about multiple shoreline development violations, people using soap in the lake, swimmers itch reports, and, most notably, green water. In early August, a resident on...

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Water Meets Politics

We are certainly living in an odd time. We are in the midst of a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, we have people relocating to our area at what seems to be an alarming rate, and our political climate is more divisive than I can remember. All of this, believe it or not, has an effect on water...

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