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Three million people and thousands of species depend on clean water from the Cumberland River.

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We Make Sure They Get It

The Cumberland River Basin, one of the most biodiverse regions in the country, encompasses cities, farms, schools, factories, and neighborhoods. We work on the root causes of water pollution, both urban and rural.

Clean and abundant water

Our mission is to enhance the health and enjoyment of the Cumberland River and its tributaries through action, education, and collaboration.

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Be Part of the Conversation With River Talks

The Cumberland River Compact’s River Talks podcast explores topics related to the health, enjoyment, and protection of the Cumberland River region’s waters, people, and special places.

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EDUCATION

Our goal is to give people the tools to be smart, impactful stewards of their watershed and to constructively partner in policy planning with government agencies

Education Opportunities

WE ARE INCLUSIVE.

We engage with all people and areas in our Basin to promote and conserve our water resources in an effort to realize a healthy and sustainable environment.

WE ARE PROACTIVE.

We implement practices that maintain healthy waters and improve stressed habitats throughout the Cumberland River region.

WE ARE EMPOWERING.

We provide education, tools, materials, and experiences to individuals and groups in the Basin, inspiring them to assume active roles in water stewardship.

WE ARE INNOVATIVE.

We seek imaginative, science-based solutions to strategically address challenges to communities throughout the Basin.

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Climate Change will Require Resilience from the Ground Up

By Cumberland River Compact AmeriCorps Alumni, Morgan Florsheim Climate Change is “baked in”. In the past couple of years, “resilience” has become a real buzzword in the environmental and climate world. The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit defines resilience as “the capacity of a community, business, or natural environment to prevent, withstand, respond to, and recover […]

Savvy Ways to Support the Cumberland River Compact this Holiday Season

This holiday season, help ensure access to clean, healthy water for communities of the Cumberland River watershed. We have an important watershed to protect! Not only does the Cumberland River watershed provide drinking water to 3 million people, but it’s also one of the most biodiverse regions in the country. Our health is tied to […]

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