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Why is the River Important?

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White River is important for many reasons – many more than can be listed here. Here’s a start!

Economy

  • Industry relies on the river as a source of water for its operations.  See who uses the most water.
  • Recreation related to the river adds dollars to the economy…

 

Health

  • The river is a drinking water source for cities and towns along the river.
  • Polluted water in the White River and surrounding streams means people can’t swim or play in the water.
  • Fish living in polluted waters are often not safe to eat.

     

Wildlife

 

Rejuvenation

The river provides opportunities for rest and recreation:

 

Artistic inspiration

The river is a place of inspiration, both for artists and non-artists alike

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    Celebration & Stewardship Fundraiser Tickets On Sale

    Tickets are now of sale for the White River Celebration and Stewardship Fundraiser! Join us for a creative, interactive event to recognize exceptional river stewards and support our efforts to promote and protect our water resources! This year’s White River Celebration and Stewardship Fundraiser Event will again feature the “Trash to Treasure” live auction, where […]


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