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Mountain Talk: A Septic Subsidy Program in Southwest Virginia

Mountain Talk: A Septic Subsidy Program in Southwest Virginia

Mt Talk 11/13 – Adam Wells of UTRR

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In this edition of WMMT’s Mountain Talk, we hear from Adam Wells of the Upper Tennessee River Roundtable and the Guest River Restoration Project.  Adam is helping with the Guest River Residential Septic Program, a cost-share initiative aimed at making it affordable for homeowners in the Guest River Watershed to install or repair their septic systems.  In this podcast, Adam discusses the program, and why it’s important for our water, our health, and our region’s future.

For more information, and to see if you qualify, check out the project’s website at

This discussion was made possible by a grant from Penn State Public Media’s Water Blues, Green Solutions project.  For WMMT reports on local innovative approaches to water issues, click here; for reports on how other communities throughout the country are sustainably taking on water issues, check out


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