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EBCI wins award for outstanding water protection

EBCI wins award for outstanding water protection

The N.C. Source Water Collaborative — a statewide drinking water protection group — has announced the winners of the Source Water Protection Awards during the Water Resources Research Institute’s annual conference, held last month, and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians took home one of the prizes. 

The annual awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that protect sources of public drinking water. Any individual, group, organization or agency that engages in activities to protect drinking water at its source is eligible for an award.

The award Cherokee won was the Surface Water Implementation and Education Award for their Honoring Long Man project.

To learn more about the Source Water Collaborative, visit ncswc.org

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