• The time to speak up is now

    Teton County has released the draft Small Wastewater Facility (septic system) Regulations for public comment. Unfortunately, many of the septic systems in the county are improperly managed and do not provide the level of treatment necessary to adequately protect public health and the environment. Our water resources deserve the best protection!

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  • Support Local Water Quality

    YOUR CONTRIBUTION WILL ENABLE US TO: Continue to actively engage with local government to complete and implement a comprehensive water quality plan; Be active participants in the process to update Teton County's septic system regulations; Monitor new development to ensure water quality is a primary consideration; Continue to educate the community about our water quality issues through outreach programs.

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  • The State of Protect Our Water JH

    Learn about the important work POWJH did in 2020 to advocate for local water quality protection, from comprehensive water quality planning to septic regulation.

    Read our 2020 Annual Report
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OUR MISSION

To serve as a powerful advocate for protecting and restoring the surface waters and groundwater in Teton County, Wyoming.
 

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