Safe Water 

Conservation Collaborative 

Local landowners like you have protected their land & legacy with conservation easements.

See what Tom Gleason has to say about conserving their "special place" along Back Creek.

You can also:

Check out the partnership's Strategic Plan!

Protecting Drinking Water through Land Conservation

We are a vibrant network of 25+ water utilities, land conservation organizations, and community partners collaborating on land conservation and stewardship practices to protect safe, clean drinking water for communities in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia

Protecting priority properties through voluntary conservation easements

Educating landowners about the benefits of land conservation & source water protection

Implementing stewardship practices within source water protection areas

Check out our monthly 

newsletter, "The Intake"

"Your Source for Collaborative News"

The Safe Water Conservation Collaborative is supported by a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, with funding from the Environmental Protection Agency, US Forest Service, and Natural Resources Conservation Service. The views and conclusions on this site are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as representing the opinions or policies of the U.S. Government or the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and its funding sources. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute their endorsement by the U.S. Government, or the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation or its funding sources. Support also comes from the Chesapeake Bay Land and Water Initiative, a program of the Land Trust Alliance and the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network, that provides grant support, policy, communications, partnership building and training resources to organizations working to preserve land and protect water quality in the Chesapeake watershed.