Water

Water

We work to protect the surface beauty our water presents, as well as, flows in the Spokane River and the water quality in Spokane River, Lake Coeur d’Alene, Fernan Lake, Hayden Lake & our other waterways which have degraded due to elevated phosphorus levels, sediment and storm water pollution.

Recent Topics in Water:
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Water is a precious resource. Did you know that outdoor water use, mostly lawn and garden watering can quadruple in the summer? Over-watering is the No.1 cause of wasted water in the summertime and the leading cause of plant disease and insect problems.

Kootenai Environmental Alliance (KEA) and … (read more…)

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COEUR D’ALENE, ID. – Starting today Dennis Brueggemann(age 66) from Coeur d’ Alene Idaho will be riding his bike from Jackson Hole, Wyoming to Coeur d’ Alene Idaho to raise awareness for Kootenai Environmental Alliance’s Lake Coeur d’ Alene Waterkeeper program

The Lake Coeur d’Alene … (read more…)

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Fernan Lake, located just north of Coeur d’Alene Lake, acre for acre is Idaho’s most popular place for recreational fishing. Unfortunately, water quality has deteriorated in recent years due to large amounts of phosphorus-laden sediments running into Fernan Lake from historical logging, shoreline … (read more…)

On May 19th, the Coeur d’ Alene areas lakes debuted in a starring role in an Idaho Public Television documentary, “Health of our Lakes”. The special highlights the cause and effects of blue-green algae, a warm weather phenomenon that annually affects the … (read more…)

The Washington Department of Ecology released their draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Millennium Bulk Terminal’s proposed coal export terminal along the Columbia River.  The report comes after the agency … (read more…)

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