Welcome to the Appalachian Water Watch Alerts Site
This site has been created to help local people in Central Appalachia report and track incidents of water pollution. Emergency spills, such as coal mine sediment and slurry pond spills, tanker truck spills, and natural gas well blowouts, are often only reported to a subset of the community, or only to state agencies. It is often difficult to obtain notification of spills within one’s community, or to gain information about how a spill is being dealt with by responsible companies and agencies.
Through this site, we aim to address these issues by providing: