The time is now to Protect our Water, Jackson Hole!
Nutrient pollution is one of America’s most widespread, costly, and challenging environmental problems, and it's also becoming prevalent in Jackson Hole. It's caused by excess nitrogen and phosphorus entering our waterways from a wide range of human activities. Too much nitrogen and phosphorus in the water causes a myriad of negative impacts affecting human health, the environment, and our economy.Sources & Effects of Nutrient Pollution
To have something happening here that is changing the character of the stream just doesn't seem right in a community like Jackson Hole.
- Bob Peters, Long-time Resident
Recent Water Quality News
County will mull new RV dump sites, permitting to address water quality concerns
February 13, 2023
Should Teton County build new dump stations for RV waste? Take ownership of sewer line connections? Change how it permits development in areas with water quality problems? County officials are set to meet to discuss recommended interim steps for tackling Jackson Hole’s water quality problems while continuing to develop the Water Quality Master Plan.Read More
Judge Owens grants water advocates win against glamping, Wyoming DEQ
February 3, 2023
Responding to a lawsuit from Protect Our Water Jackson Hole against the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, the 9th Judicial District granted the Teton County water quality advocates a stay preventing Basecamp Hospitality LLC, the company developing the resort on state trust land, from further construction of the wastewater facility while their lawsuit is fully […]Read More
Construction halted on wastewater facility connected to “glamping” site on state trust lands
February 2, 2023
Construction of a wastewater facility at the headwaters of the Fish Creek watershed on Wyoming State Lands has been halted due to a stay issued by the court. The facility is part of the dome-style “glamping” sites project off of Moose-Wilson Road.Read More