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Kentucky Headwaters

Whitesburg, KY | https://kyheadwaters.org/
Joined in March 2020

About Us

Headwaters Inc. is a non-profit community watershed organization in Letcher County, Kentucky. In response to water-quality concerns, community members formed Headwaters in 2005 to promote local water resource management and encourage stewardship of Letcher County waterways. After incorporation, Headwaters gained 501(c)3 nonprofit status in 2008. Since the founding of the organization, Headwaters has been led by an operating board of professionals from various parts of the county.

Mission

As a grassroots organization, our mission is to improve the watersheds in Letcher County through community education, access to timely and accurate water-quality information, and stewardship of local waterways.

Values

We value a sustainable community who’s members are respectful, are knowledgeable and support:

– A healthy environment and economy through community determination and commitment to a strong work ethic.

– Empowerment through public access to accurate information.

– Honesty, integrity, and engagement among community members and our representatives for the betterment of our county.

Vision

We envision a community where members are committed to and take responsibility for clean water and a desirable environment necessary for a thriving and diverse economy based in responsible business and local investment.



Headwaters Inc. is a non-profit community watershed organization in Letcher County, Kentucky. In response to water-quality concerns, community members formed Headwaters in 2005 to promote local water resource management and encourage…

Issue Areas Include

  • Community Development
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Water & Sanitation

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