WVONGA members operate in virtually every county in West Virginia. Our members employ thousands of people across the state, having payrolls totaling hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Our members have a cumulative investment of nearly $10 billion in West Virginia, own about 20,000 oil and gas wells, have more then 15,000 miles of pipeline crisscrossing the state and provide oil and natural gas to roughly 300,000 West Virginia homes and businesses.
Located in Charleston, W.Va., the West Virginia Coal Association is a trade association representing more than 90 percent of the state's underground and surface coal mine production. Its purpose is to have a unified voice representing the state's coal industry as well as increase emphasis on coal as a reliable energy source to help the nation achieve energy independence.
The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Environmental Health Services, Environmental Engineering Division is the primary agency designated to carry out the provisions of the federal "Safe Drinking Water Act," and for assuring that the state's 2,000 public drinking water supplies provide a reliable supply of safe drinking water to approximately 1,387,000 individuals.
Hach Hydromet helps water resource professionals generate reliable data throughout the entire cycle of water, from measuring precipitation to monitoring estuaries and ground water, and everything in between.
Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc. (Southeast RCAP) helps small rural towns and communities needing aid in upgrading their water and wastewater systems. They also provide training and technical assistance to rural residents for operation and maintenance of those systems, for capacity building and for economic development in their communities.
Downstream Strategies has more than 14 years of experience building capacity for sustainability through projects in our three main program areas—water, energy, and land—via our unique toolkit, which includes Geographic Information Systems and stakeholder involvement and participation.
The purpose of UMRA is to promote the general development of the area encompassed by the drainage basin for the Upper Monongahela River in West Virginia. Our primary concerns are economic development and quality of life concerns related to the environment and recreational opportunities.