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Water is critical to all life on Earth. The clear rivers, beautiful lakes and pure drinking water are reasons many of us chose to make Northern Idaho home. KEA is a leading advocate for water quality protection and water conservation across the Inland Northwest.

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

We also work to reinforce and improve water conservation measures in area communities.

Learn more about the CdA Residential Landscape Conservation Rebate Program.

Learn more about Xeriscape Design – planting drought tolerant and native plant species in your landscaping to conserve water. You can view our Xeriscape Demonstration Garden at the corner of 10th Street and Foster Ave.

Xeriscape Demonstration Garden Design

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Xeriscaping 101 brochure

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2811, 2016

Restoration Partnership Plans for Restoration of Injured Natural Resources in Coeur d’Alene Basin

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Forests, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

For most of the 20th century, mining wastes in the Coeur d’Alene Basin were discharged into the South Fork and mainstem Coeur d’Alene River and its tributaries, or were deposited on lands and eventually migrated [...]

2710, 2016

Court Rules that Coal Train Dust Case Should Go To Trial

By | October 27th, 2016|Categories: Water|0 Comments

Case will determine whether uncovered coal trains violate the federal Clean Water Act A federal judge decided today that the citizens of Washington state will be able to present testimony about the environmental impact of [...]

2110, 2016

Action Alert: Public Meetings for Idaho’s Wild Salmon

By | October 21st, 2016|Categories: blog, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

Idaho's rivers used to teem with wild salmon and steelhead- but dams constructed along the Snake River have decimated our once vibrant ocean-running fisheries. The good news is that you now have the opportunity to [...]

2009, 2016

CdA City Council to Consider Blackwell Annexation

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: blog, Land Use, Water|0 Comments

Tonight the Coeur d'Alene City Council is being asked to annex 172 acres of Blackwell Island, Lake Coeur d’Alene and the Spokane River and change the zoning to Commercial At 17 Units/Acre (C17). This request [...]