News & Updates

Recent updates from America’s Watershed Initiative.
Mississippi River Watershed Receives a Grade of C-

Mississippi River Watershed Receives a Grade of C-

America’s Watershed Initiative (AWI) has released its second Mississippi River Watershed Report Card, resulting in a grade of C- for the entire watershed, which covers more than 41 percent of the continental United States and 31 states.

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America’s Watershed Initiative Appoints New Executive Director

America’s Watershed Initiative Appoints New Executive Director

America’s Watershed Initiative (AWI), a collaboration among hundreds of business, government, academic, and civic organizations to find solutions to the challenges facing the Mississippi River and the more than 250 rivers that flow into it, announced Kim Lutz as its new Executive Director.

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AWI Casebook Released

AWI Casebook Released

The waters of the Mississippi River Watershed come from thirty-one states and two provinces in Canada. These waters power our country! This fourth largest watershed on Earth, the Mississippi River Watershed provides
drinking water for millions of people, water for agriculture and industry, and the world’s largest inland navigation system.

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