The Ohio River Channel A Periodic Update from the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
A Year of Adventures Protecting the River
The newest edition of ORSANCO's Annual Report is now available! You can view this report online or request your very own paperback copy today. The annual report highlights ORSANCO's events and special projects, as well as the many agencies who work together to protect the Ohio River and its tributaries. As a bonus, you will get to know many of our staff and discover why we love working on the Ohio River. You can view the report on ORSANCO's website at www.orsanco.org.
An Ohio River Contamination Collaboration
ORSANCO staff recently worked with local state spill response agencies in Huntington, WV to simulate emergency response activity due to potential source water contamination events. Agencies represented included Cabell Co. 911, WVDEP, Cabell-Huntington Health Dept, WV National Guard, Cabell Huntington Hospital, St. Mary's Medical Center, WV Dept of Health & Human Services, WV Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, and the US Coast Guard. What a great collaboration to help protect citizens in the Ohio River Valley! For more details about this recent multi-agency event, click
Holy Catfish! Why was the River RED?
ORSANCO recently collaborated with Greater Cincinnati Water Works and Northern Kentucky Water District to conduct a dye study in the Ohio River to help protect drinking water resources and respond to spill events. Click
here to read more about this unique study!