Our members play a significant role in the protection of source water. Visit their websites to learn more about each organization and access source water protection materials, resources, and information.
Association of Idaho Cities
The Association of Idaho Cities was formed in 1947 and is a nonpartisan, nonprofit corporation that serves Idaho’s 199 cities. AIC advocates on behalf of cities, and provides education, training and assistance to strengthen the ability of city elected officials and staff to serve their communities.
American Planning Association
APA exists to elevate and unite a diverse planning profession as it helps communities, their leaders and residents anticipate and meet the needs of a changing world.
Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior responsible for administering federal lands. Their mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
City of Boise
The Boise Watershed watch is a regional host of Project WET – a program for water education for teachers and community members. The mission of Project WET is to reach children, parents, educators, and communities of the world with water education.
Idaho Association of Counties
IAC promotes county interests, encourages ethical behavior, advocates good public policy on behalf of Idaho counties, supports best practices, and provides education and training to assist Idaho county officials in the performance of public service.
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality – Water Division
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Water Division ensures the state’s surface, ground, and drinking water resources meet state water quality standards manages State Trust Lands. Their mission is to protect public health and the quality of Idaho’s water.
Idaho Department of Lands
Idaho Department of Lands is a state-level government agency of Idaho that manages State Trust Lands. Their mission is to professionally and prudently manage Idaho’s endowment assets to maximize long-term financial returns to public schools and other trust beneficiaries and to provide professional assistance to the citizens of Idaho to use, protect and sustain their natural resources.
Idaho Department of Water Resources
Idaho Department of Water Resources manages water in the State of Idaho via water allocation and distribution processes.
Idaho Health Districts
Idaho Health Districts respond to local needs to provide services that may vary from district to district, ranging from community health nursing and home health nursing to environmental health, dental hygiene, and nutrition.
Idaho Rural Water Association
Idaho Rural Water Association is a non-profit corporation originally formed in 1987 to provide training and technical assistance to water and wastewater facilities in Idaho with populations under 10,000. The non-profit corporation is currently comprised of over 350 water and wastewater systems in Idaho.
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission
Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission focuses on doing Conservation the Idaho Way – employing voluntary stewardship vs. regulatory mandates. We facilitate coordinated non-regulatory, voluntary, and locally led conservation by federal, state, and local governments and other partners to conserve, sustain, improve, and enhance soil, water, air, plant, and animal resources.
Idaho State Department of Agriculture
As Idaho’s strongest industry, agriculture is a way of life for communities across our state. The Idaho State Department of Agriculture was established in 1919 to serve and regulate this cornerstone industry. We oversee more than 60 sections of Idaho Code, and the agency is structured to efficiently implement our statutory duties. The ISDA is divided into the Director’s Office, six divisions and one bureau.
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute/University of Idaho
Idaho Water Resources Research Institute at the University of Idaho conducts applied water-related research. Two of the outcomes of that research are written reports and published papers.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Rural Community Assistance Corporation is a nonprofit organization that provides training, technical and financial resources and advocacy so rural communities can achieve their goals and visions. For more than 40 years, our dedicated staff and active board, coupled with our key values: leadership, collaboration, commitment, quality and integrity, have helped effect positive change in rural communities across the West.
The WaterShed Environmental Education Center is a free education center that increases awareness of water and climate change and inspires action through hands-on exhibits, public art and programs. We educate about source water protection by offering Project WET workshops and citizen science water quality testing programs.
US Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent executive agency of the United States federal government tasked with environmental protection matters.
USDA Farm Services Agency
USDA Farm Services Agency is a consumer-driven agency that is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.
US Forest Service
The United States Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation’s 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands.
USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development is a mission area within the United States Department of Agriculture which runs programs intended to improve the economy and quality of life in rural America.