Projects

Check out the work we are doing to accomplish our mission to serve as a powerful advocate for protecting and restoring the surface waters and groundwater in Teton County, Wyoming.

Current Projects

Teton County, WY Comprehensive Water Quality Planning

Teton County, WY Comprehensive Water Quality Planning

Status: Current
Date: 2021 - 2023

In May 2020 POWJH submitted a modified funding request to the Teton County Commissioners to begin the wastewater planning process immediately. On June 30th, 2020, the Teton County Commissioners approved first year funding to begin the comprehensive wastewater planning process. The next two steps are to hire a consultant and to develop a plan of work for the project.

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Sustainable Home & Lawn Care Best Practices

Sustainable Home & Lawn Care Best Practices

Status: Current
Date: Ongoing

Public education campaign focused on implementation of trout and stream-friendly landscaping, environmentally conscious land care and home waste monitoring waste to help keep our waterways clean and healthy.

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Completed Projects

Vote For Water Quality 2020

Vote For Water Quality 2020

Status: Completed
Date: November 2020

Leading up to the local 2020 election, Protect Our Water Jackson Hole talked with candidates about how they planned to prioritize water quality, alongside other community needs, once they are in office, raising awareness for the issue both among candidates and with the public.

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Wild Walls Water Quality Awareness Campaign

Wild Walls Water Quality Awareness Campaign

Status: Completed
Date: May 22nd, 2021

Partnership with Jackson Hole Public Art for a series of murals around town focusing on local water quality issues. Look for another series of murals coming in Summer 2021.

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Septic Maintenance Cost Share Program

Septic Maintenance Cost Share Program

Status: Completed
Date: Spring 2017 & 2018

Teton Conservation District and Friends of Fish Creek partnered to provide Teton County, Wyoming, residents the opportunity to receive a rebate for pumping septic systems which had not been maintained in the last 5 years.

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