POTOMAC RIVERKEEPER NETWORK

Address
3070 M STREET NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20007
Contact
Website: http://www.potomacriverkeepernetwork.org
Phone: +1 (202) 888-2037
Nonprofit
NTEE: C32 - Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management
EIN: 54-1982624

Mission

WE WORK TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC'S RIGHT TO CLEAN WATER IN OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS. WE STOP POLLUTION TO PROMOTE SAFE DRINKING WATER, PROTECT HEALTHY RIVER HABITATS, AND ENHANCE PUBLIC USE AND ENJOYMENT.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2000
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$109,610.00$148,792.00$213,644.00$186,426.00$163,824.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$202,779.00 $110,000.00$181,706.00$163,825.00
Number of employees118111113
Number of people compensated >$100k2 110
Number of volunteers0 300300300
Number of highly compensated contractors0  0 
Personnel
Blackwelder, Brent
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personBRENT BLACKWELDERBrent BlackwelderBrent BlackwelderBRENT BLACKWELDERBRENT BLACKWELDER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00001.00001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Broder, Robin
Title   VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person   ROBIN BRODERROBIN BRODER
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   50.0050.00
Reportable compensation from org   $71,706.00$68,500.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $13,405.00$20,182.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Bross, Peter
TitleDIRECTOR DirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personPETER BROSS Peter BrossPETER BROSSPETER BROSS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00 001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Collyer, Linda
Title   TREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person   LINDA COLLYERLINDA COLLYER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Cousteau, Alexandra
Title   DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   ALEXANDRA COUSTEAUALEXANDRA COUSTEAU
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Davidson, Sally
TitleDIRECTORChair, DirectorChair, DirectorCHAIRCHAIR
Name of key/compensated personSALLY DAVIDSONSally DavidsonSally DavidsonSALLY DAVIDSONSALLY DAVIDSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00005.00005.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Edwards, Katherine
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personKATHERINE EDWARDS    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Ehrhard, Thomas
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personTHOMAS EHRHARD    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Ellis, Todd
TitleDIRECTORDirector   
Name of key/compensated personTODD ELLISTodd Ellis   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.00001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Gibson, John
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHN GIBSONJohn GibsonJohn GibsonJOHN GIBSONJOHN GIBSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00001.00001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Holmes, John
TitleVICE-CHAIRSecretary, DirectorDirectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJOHN HOLMESJohn HolmesJohn HolmesJOHN HOLMES 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.00001.00001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Kelble, Jeff
TitlePRESIDENT President/Shenandoah Riverkeeper  
Name of key/compensated personJEFF KELBLE Jeff Kelble  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00 055.00  
Reportable compensation from org$101,487.00 $110,000.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,123.00 $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00  
Kerr, William
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM KERR    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Kuttner, Nick
TitleCHAIRVice-Chair, DirectorDirectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personNICK KUTTNERNick KuttnerNick KuttnerNICK KUTTNER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00001.00001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Logan, Matthew
Title   PRESIDENT/EXEC. DIRECTOR/R 
Name of key/compensated person   MATTHEW LOGAN 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   55.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $110,000.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $4,512.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
MacBeth, Angus
Title DirectorDirectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person Angus MacbethAngus MacbethANGUS MACBETH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 001.00001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Major, Art
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Art Major   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 001.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Merrifield, Ed
TitlePRESIDENT EMERITUS    
Name of key/compensated personED MERRIFIELD    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Merrifield, Edwin
Title    PRESIDENT/EXEC. DIRECTOR/R
Name of key/compensated person    EDWIN MERRIFIELD
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    55.00
Reportable compensation from org    $95,325.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $38,496.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Moore, Avis
TitleDIRECTOR  DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personAVIS OGILVY MOORE  AVIS OGILVY MOOREAVIS OGILVY MOORE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00  1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  $0.00$0.00
Munoz, Pat
TitleSECRETARYSecretary, DirectorSecretary, DirectorSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personPAT MUNOZPat MunozPat MunozPAT MUNOZPAT MUNOZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.00001.00001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Musegaas, Phillip
TitleVICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAM AND LITIGATION    
Name of key/compensated personPHILLIP MUSEGAAS    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$101,292.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,985.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Nichols, Christina
TitlePRESIDENTDirectorDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personCHRISTINA NICHOLSChristina NicholsChristina NicholsCHRISTINA NICHOLSCHRISTINA NICHOLS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.00001.00001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Oaks, Stanley
Title DirectorTreasurer, DirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person Stanley Oaks Jr PhDStanley Oaks Jr PhDSTANLEY OAKS JRSTANLEY OAKS JR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 002.00002.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Plein, Scott
TitleTREASURERDirector   
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT C PLEINScott Plein   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.00001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Russell, Dan
Title Treasurer, DirectorDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person Dan RussellDan RussellDAN RUSSELLDAN RUSSELL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 001.00001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Senatore, Mike
Title DirectorDirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person Mike SenatoreMike SenatoreMIKE SENATOREMIKE SENATORE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 001.00001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sewall, Roy
Title DirectorDirectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person Roy SewallRoy SewallROY SEWALL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 001.00001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Thornton, Mac
TitleDIRECTORDirectorDirectorDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMAC THORNTONMac ThorntonMac ThorntonMAC THORNTON 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.00001.00001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Williams, G
Title Chair, DirectorVice Chair, DirectorVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR
Name of key/compensated person G Cabell WilliamsG Cabell WilliamsG CABELL WILLIAMSG CABELL WILLIAMS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 002.00002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Young, Andrea
Title  DirectorDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  Andrea YoungANDREA YOUNGANDREA YOUNG
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO STOP POLLUTION AND TO RESTORE CLEAN WATER IN THE POTOMAC AND SHENANDOAH RIVERS AND THEIR TRIBUTARIES THROUGH ENFORCEMENT AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT.PROTECT AND RESTORE WATER QUALITY IN THE POTOMAC RIVER WATERSHEDPROTECT AND RESTORE WATER QUALITY IN THE POTOMAC RIVER WATERSHEDPROTECT AND RESTORE WATER QUALITY IN THE POTOMAC RIVER WATERSHEDPROTECT AND RESTORE WATER QUALITY IN THE POTOMAC RIVER WATERSHED
Program service expenses, total$2,246,240.00$2,861,562.00$632,591.00$709,922.00$710,590.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
INCREASED OUR EFFORT TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPREAD THE WORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS: AMONG OUR ACTIONS, WE 1) DEVELOPED AND DISTRIBUTED A SURVEY ON COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT ISSUES TO OUR MEMBERS AND FOLLOWERS; 2) PUBLISHED FOUR QUARTERLY PRINT NEWSLETTERS AND POSTED MONTHLY ENEWS; 3) CALLED FOR MULTIPLE ACTION ALERTS CONCERNING UMD ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CLINIC AND OTHER ISSUES; 4) PARTICIPATED IN WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE'S CLEAN WATER ACT 40 ACTION DAYS (FISHABLE, SWIMMABLE AND DRINKABLE SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS); 5) ORGANIZED FOUR RIVER CLEANUPS IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND D.C.; 6) HOSTED VARIOUS ON-THE-WATER EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE WATERSHED; AND 7) CELEBRATED THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT THROUGH AN EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION AND RALLY FOR CLEAN WATER.
Program expenses    $198,965.00
Program description    INCREASED OUR EFFORT TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPREAD THE WORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS: AMONG OUR ACTIONS, WE 1) DEVELOPED AND DISTRIBUTED A SURVEY ON COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT ISSUES TO OUR MEMBERS AND FOLLOWERS; 2) PUBLISHED FOUR QUARTERLY PRINT NEWSLETTERS AND POSTED MONTHLY ENEWS; 3) CALLED FOR MULTIPLE ACTION ALERTS CONCERNING UMD ENVIRONMENTAL LAW CLINIC AND OTHER ISSUES; 4) PARTICIPATED IN WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE'S CLEAN WATER ACT 40 ACTION DAYS (FISHABLE, SWIMMABLE AND DRINKABLE SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS); 5) ORGANIZED FOUR RIVER CLEANUPS IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND D.C.; 6) HOSTED VARIOUS ON-THE-WATER EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE WATERSHED; AND 7) CELEBRATED THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT THROUGH AN EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION AND RALLY FOR CLEAN WATER.
INCREASED OUR EFFORT TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPREAD THE WORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS: AMONG OUR ACTIONS, WE 1) FINALIZED WATER REPORTER 2, THE SECOND EDITION OF OUR AWARD-WINNING POLLUTION REPORTING MOBILE APPLICATION; 2) WERE FEATURED ON 95.3 FM "THE RIVER", A LIVE RADIO SHOW BROADCASTED TO OVER HALF OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY; 3) ACTIVELY ENGAGED OUR MEMBERS AND OTHER AUDIENCES THROUGHOUT THE POTOMAC AND SHENANDOAH RIVER WATERSHEDS BY MEANS OF EVENTS, PRESENTATIONS, AND ON-THE-WATER ACTIVITIES; AND 4) PUSHED OUT OUR RIVERWATCHER PROGRAM BY HOLDING SEVERAL TRAININGS THROUGHOUT THE REGION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, CLUBS, OR BUSINESSES.
Program expenses $800,962.00$176,794.00$198,778.00 
Program descriptionINCREASED OUR EFFORT TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPREAD THE WORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS: AMONG OUR ACTIONS, WE 1) FINALIZED WATER REPORTER 2, THE SECOND EDITION OF OUR AWARD-WINNING POLLUTION REPORTING MOBILE APPLICATION; 2) WERE FEATURED ON 95.3 FM "THE RIVER", A LIVE RADIO SHOW BROADCASTED TO OVER HALF OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY; 3) ACTIVELY ENGAGED OUR MEMBERS AND OTHER AUDIENCES THROUGHOUT THE POTOMAC AND SHENANDOAH RIVER WATERSHEDS BY MEANS OF EVENTS, PRESENTATIONS, AND ON-THE-WATER ACTIVITIES; AND 4) PUSHED OUT OUR RIVERWATCHER PROGRAM BY HOLDING SEVERAL TRAININGS THROUGHOUT THE REGION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, CLUBS, OR BUSINESSES.INCREASED OUR EFFORT TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPREAD THE WORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS AMONG OUR ACTIONS, WE 1 FINALIZED WATER REPORTER 2, THE SECOND EDITION OF OUR AWARD-WINNING POLLUTION REPORTING MOBILE APPLICATION 2 WERE FEATURED ON 95.3 FM THE RIVER, A LIVE RADIO SHOW BROADCASTED TO OVER HALF OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY 3 ACTIVELY ENGAGED OUR MEMBERS AND OTHER AUDIENCES THROUGHOUT THE POTOMAC AND SHENANDOAH RIVER WATERSHEDS BY MEANS OF EVENTS, PRESENTATIONS, AND ON-THE-WATER ACTIVITIES AND 4 PUSHED OUT OUR RIVERWATCHER PROGRAM BY HOLDING SEVERAL TRAININGS THROUGHOUT THE REGION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, CLUBS, OR BUSINESSES.INCREASED OUR EFFORT TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPREAD THE WORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS AMONG OUR ACTIONS, WE 1 FINALIZED WATER REPORTER 2, THE SECOND EDITION OF OUR AWARD-WINNING POLLUTION REPORTING MOBILE APPLICATION 2 WERE FEATURED ON 95.3 FM THE RIVER, A LIVE RADIO SHOW BROADCASTED TO OVER HALF OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY 3 ACTIVELY ENGAGED OUR MEMBERS AND OTHER AUDIENCES THROUGHOUT THE POTOMAC AND SHENANDOAH RIVER WATERSHEDS BY MEANS OF EVENTS, PRESENTATIONS, AND ON-THE-WATER ACTIVITIES AND 4 PUSHED OUT OUR RIVERWATCHER PROGRAM BY HOLDING SEVERAL TRAININGS THROUGHOUT THE REGION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, CLUBS, OR BUSINESSES.INCREASED OUR EFFORT TO ENHANCE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPREAD THE WORD ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PROTECTING OUR RIVERS AND STREAMS: AMONG OUR ACTIONS, WE 1) FINALIZED WATER REPORTER 2, THE SECOND EDITION OF OUR AWARD-WINNING POLLUTION REPORTING MOBILE APPLICATION; 2) WERE FEATURED ON 95.3 FM "THE RIVER", A LIVE RADIO SHOW BROADCASTED TO OVER HALF OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY; 3) ACTIVELY ENGAGED OUR MEMBERS AND OTHER AUDIENCES THROUGHOUT THE POTOMAC AND SHENANDOAH RIVER WATERSHEDS BY MEANS OF EVENTS, PRESENTATIONS, AND ON-THE-WATER ACTIVITIES; AND 4) PUSHED OUT OUR RIVERWATCHER PROGRAM BY HOLDING SEVERAL TRAININGS THROUGHOUT THE REGION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, CLUBS, OR BUSINESSES. 
PATROLLED WATERWAYS AND RECEIVED REPORTS FROM VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS TO IDENTIFY POLLUTION PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT THE WATERSHED: 1) RIVERKEEPERS AND STAFF REGULARLY PATROLLED MOST PORTIONS OF THE POTOMAC RIVER AND THE SHENANDOAH RIVER; 2) VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS HELPED MONITOR OTHER PORTIONS OF THE WATERSHED; 3) RECEIVED AND RESPONDED TO HUNDREDS OF POLLUTION REPORTS INVOLVING SICK FISH, FISH KILLS, POLLUTION, AND ALGAE.
Program expenses $543,510.00$119,301.00$134,885.00$135,012.00
Program descriptionPATROLLED WATERWAYS AND RECEIVED REPORTS FROM VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS TO IDENTIFY POLLUTION PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT THE WATERSHED: 1) RIVERKEEPERS AND STAFF REGULARLY PATROLLED MOST PORTIONS OF THE POTOMAC RIVER AND THE SHENANDOAH RIVER; 2) VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS HELPED MONITOR OTHER PORTIONS OF THE WATERSHED; 3) RECEIVED AND RESPONDED TO HUNDREDS OF POLLUTION REPORTS INVOLVING SICK FISH, FISH KILLS, POLLUTION, AND ALGAE.PATROLLED WATERWAYS AND RECEIVED REPORTS FROM VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS TO IDENTIFY POLLUTION PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT THE WATERSHED 1 RIVERKEEPERS AND STAFF REGULARLY PATROLLED MOST PORTIONS OF THE POTOMAC RIVER AND THE SHENANDOAH RIVER 2 VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS HELPED MONITOR OTHER PORTIONS OF THE WATERSHED 3 RECEIVED AND RESPONDED TO HUNDREDS OF POLLUTION REPORTS INVOLVING SICK FISH, FISH KILLS, POLLUTION, AND ALGAE.PATROLLED WATERWAYS AND RECEIVED REPORTS FROM VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS TO IDENTIFY POLLUTION PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT THE WATERSHED 1 RIVERKEEPERS AND STAFF REGULARLY PATROLLED MOST PORTIONS OF THE POTOMAC RIVER AND THE SHENANDOAH RIVER 2 VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS HELPED MONITOR OTHER PORTIONS OF THE WATERSHED 3 RECEIVED AND RESPONDED TO HUNDREDS OF POLLUTION REPORTS INVOLVING SICK FISH, FISH KILLS, POLLUTION, AND ALGAE.PATROLLED WATERWAYS AND RECEIVED REPORTS FROM VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS TO IDENTIFY POLLUTION PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT THE WATERSHED: 1)RIVERKEEPERS AND STAFF REGULARLY PATROLLED MOST PORTIONS OF THE POTOMAC RIVER AND THE SHENANDOAH RIVER; 2) VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS HELPED MONITOR OTHER PORTIONS OF THE WATERSHED; 3) RECEIVED AND RESPONDED TO HUNDREDS OF POLLUTION REPORTS INVOLVING SICK FISH, FISH KILLS, POLLUTION, AND ALGAE.PATROLLED WATERWAYS AND RECEIVED REPORTS FROM VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS TO IDENTIFY POLLUTION PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT THE WATERSHED: 1)RIVERKEEPERS AND STAFF REGULARLY PATROLLED MOST PORTIONS OF THE POTOMAC RIVER AND THE SHENANDOAH RIVER; 2) VOLUNTEER RIVERWATCHERS HELPED MONITOR OTHER PORTIONS OF THE WATERSHED; 3) RECEIVED AND RESPONDED TO HUNDREDS OF POLLUTION REPORTS INVOLVING SICK FISH, FISH KILLS, POLLUTION, AND ALGAE.
SERVED THE GREATER DC AREA, MD, VA, WV AND PA BY STOPPING POLLUTION AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH ADVOCACY AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT AND OTHER LAWS: AMONG OTHER ACTIONS, WE 1) WORKED WITH LANDOWNERS AND THE STATE TO REMOVE 36 OUT OF 72 HERDS OF CATTLE FROM THE SHENANDOAH RIVER WHICH WERE CAUSING WATER QUAILTY PROBLEMS; 2) SETTLED OUR LAWSUIT VS WASHINGTON SANITARY AND SEWER AUTHORITY WHICH REMOVES MILLIONS OF POUNDS OF POLLUTION FROM THE POTOMAC; 3) SETTLED OUR LAWSUIT VS. NRG COMPANY WITH TERMS THAT REMOVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF POUNDS OF ALGAE CAUSING NUTRIENT POLLUTION FROM THE POTOMAC; AND 4) HAVE BEEN MONITORING, ANALYZING, AND COMMENTING ON PERMITS FOR MAJOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS IN MD, VA AND WV
Program expenses$2,246,240.00    
Program descriptionSERVED THE GREATER DC AREA, MD, VA, WV AND PA BY STOPPING POLLUTION AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH ADVOCACY AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT AND OTHER LAWS: AMONG OTHER ACTIONS, WE 1) WORKED WITH LANDOWNERS AND THE STATE TO REMOVE 36 OUT OF 72 HERDS OF CATTLE FROM THE SHENANDOAH RIVER WHICH WERE CAUSING WATER QUAILTY PROBLEMS; 2) SETTLED OUR LAWSUIT VS WASHINGTON SANITARY AND SEWER AUTHORITY WHICH REMOVES MILLIONS OF POUNDS OF POLLUTION FROM THE POTOMAC; 3) SETTLED OUR LAWSUIT VS. NRG COMPANY WITH TERMS THAT REMOVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF POUNDS OF ALGAE CAUSING NUTRIENT POLLUTION FROM THE POTOMAC; AND 4) HAVE BEEN MONITORING, ANALYZING, AND COMMENTING ON PERMITS FOR MAJOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS IN MD, VA AND WV    
SERVED THE GREATER DC AREA, MD, VA, WV AND PA BY STOPPING POLLUTION AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH ENFORCEMENT OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT AND OTHER LAWS AMONG OTHER ACTIONS, WE 1 SETTLED A LAWSUIT WITH A WEST VIRGINIA TRAILER PARK WHICH HAD A FAILING SEPTIC TANK SYSTEM, REQUIRING THE TRAILER PARK TO INSTALL A NEW WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WHICH WILL PREVENT RAW SEWAGE FROM ENTERING THE RIVER 2 FILED A 60 DAY NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE THE EPA FOR ITS FAILURE TO ACT IN DESIGNATING THE SHENANDOAH RIVER AS IMPARIED DUE TO ALGAE 3 HAVE BEEN MONITORING, ANALYZING, AND COMMENTING ON THE RENEWAL PERMITS FOR MAJOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA AND 4 WORKED AS INTERVENERS IN THE FERC LICENSING PROCESS FOR THE DOMINION COVE POINT DCP LNG EXPORT FACILITY.
Program expenses $1,517,090.00$336,496.00$376,259.00 
Program description SERVED THE GREATER DC AREA, MD, VA, WV AND PA BY STOPPING POLLUTION AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH ENFORCEMENT OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT AND OTHER LAWS AMONG OTHER ACTIONS, WE 1 SETTLED A LAWSUIT WITH A WEST VIRGINIA TRAILER PARK WHICH HAD A FAILING SEPTIC TANK SYSTEM, REQUIRING THE TRAILER PARK TO INSTALL A NEW WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WHICH WILL PREVENT RAW SEWAGE FROM ENTERING THE RIVER 2 FILED A 60 DAY NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE THE EPA FOR ITS FAILURE TO ACT IN DESIGNATING THE SHENANDOAH RIVER AS IMPARIED DUE TO ALGAE 3 HAVE BEEN MONITORING, ANALYZING, AND COMMENTING ON THE RENEWAL PERMITS FOR MAJOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA AND 4 WORKED AS INTERVENERS IN THE FERC LICENSING PROCESS FOR THE DOMINION COVE POINT DCP LNG EXPORT FACILITY.SERVED THE GREATER DC AREA, MD, VA, WV AND PA BY STOPPING POLLUTION AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH ENFORCEMENT OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT AND OTHER LAWS AMONG OTHER ACTIONS, WE 1 SETTLED A LAWSUIT WITH A WEST VIRGINIA TRAILER PARK WHICH HAD A FAILING SEPTIC TANK SYSTEM, REQUIRING THE TRAILER PARK TO INSTALL A NEW WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WHICH WILL PREVENT RAW SEWAGE FROM ENTERING THE RIVER 2 FILED A 60 DAY NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE THE EPA FOR ITS FAILURE TO ACT IN DESIGNATING THE SHENANDOAH RIVER AS IMPARIED DUE TO ALGAE 3 HAVE BEEN MONITORING, ANALYZING, AND COMMENTING ON THE RENEWAL PERMITS FOR MAJOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA AND 4 WORKED AS INTERVENERS IN THE FERC LICENSING PROCESS FOR THE DOMINION COVE POINT DCP LNG EXPORT FACILITY.SERVED THE GREATER DC AREA, MD, VA, WV AND PA BY STOPPING POLLUTION AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH ENFORCEMENT OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT AND OTHER LAWS: AMONG OTHER ACTIONS, WE 1) SETTLED A LAWSUIT WITH A WEST VIRGINIA TRAILER PARK WHICH HAD A FAILING SEPTIC TANK SYSTEM, REQUIRING THE TRAILER PARK TO INSTALL A NEW WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WHICH WILL PREVENT RAW SEWAGE FROM ENTERING THE RIVER; 2) FILED A 60 DAY NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE THE EPA FOR ITS FAILURE TO ACT IN DESIGNATING THE SHENANDOAH RIVER AS IMPAIRED DUE TO ALGAE; 3) HAVE BEEN MONITORING, ANALYZING, AND COMMENTING ON THE RENEWAL PERMITS FOR MAJOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS IN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, AND WEST VIRGINIA; AND 4) WORKED AS INTERVENERS IN THE FERC LICENSING PROCESS FOR THE DOMINION COVE POINT (DCP) LNG EXPORT FACILITY. 
SERVED THE GREATER DC AREA, MD, VA, WV AND PA BY STOPPING POLLUTION AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH ENFORCEMENT OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT AND OTHER LAWS: AMONG OTHER ACTIONS, WE 1) WORKED WITH LOCAL RESIDENTS IN BERKELEY COUNTY, WV TO STOP A QUARRY DEVELOPMENT THAT THREATENS DRINKING WATER SUPPLIES AND DESTROYS A HISTORIC LANDSCAPE; 2) FILED COMMENTS ON PROPOSED REGULATIONS FOR SLUDGE STORAGE AND LAND APPLICATION, WHICH WE DEEMED SERIOUSLY DEFICIENT IN PROTECTING PUBLIC HEALTH AND WATERWAYS; 3) FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST OX PAPERBOARD FOR POLLUTION VIOLATIONS SPANNING THE PAST THREE YEARS; 4) FILED A 60 DAY NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE A MOBILE HOME PARK FOR SEPTIC SEWAGE DISCHARGES SPANNING 20 YEARS; AND 5) FILED A NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE GENON'S (FORMERLY MIRANT) FAULKNER COAL FLY ASH DISPOSAL FACILITY FOR ILLEGAL DISCHARGES OF TOXIC HEAVY METALS.
Program expenses    $376,613.00
Program description    SERVED THE GREATER DC AREA, MD, VA, WV AND PA BY STOPPING POLLUTION AND IMPROVING WATER QUALITY THROUGH ENFORCEMENT OF THE CLEAN WATER ACT AND OTHER LAWS: AMONG OTHER ACTIONS, WE 1) WORKED WITH LOCAL RESIDENTS IN BERKELEY COUNTY, WV TO STOP A QUARRY DEVELOPMENT THAT THREATENS DRINKING WATER SUPPLIES AND DESTROYS A HISTORIC LANDSCAPE; 2) FILED COMMENTS ON PROPOSED REGULATIONS FOR SLUDGE STORAGE AND LAND APPLICATION, WHICH WE DEEMED SERIOUSLY DEFICIENT IN PROTECTING PUBLIC HEALTH AND WATERWAYS; 3) FILED A LAWSUIT AGAINST OX PAPERBOARD FOR POLLUTION VIOLATIONS SPANNING THE PAST THREE YEARS; 4) FILED A 60 DAY NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE A MOBILE HOME PARK FOR SEPTIC SEWAGE DISCHARGES SPANNING 20 YEARS; AND 5) FILED A NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE GENON'S (FORMERLY MIRANT) FAULKNER COAL FLY ASH DISPOSAL FACILITY FOR ILLEGAL DISCHARGES OF TOXIC HEAVY METALS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$2,450,620.00$3,068,194.00$822,732.00$943,697.00$876,349.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,380,992.00$3,061,693.00$795,558.00$924,261.00$872,370.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$1,347,927.00$2,198,060.00$14,000.00$16,376.00$7,107.00
Investment income, current yr$544.00$84.00$407.00$6.00$3,425.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,380,992.00$3,061,693.00$795,558.00$924,261.00$872,370.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $0.00
Other revenue, current yr$5,566.00$6,417.00$26,767.00$19,430.00$554.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00  $0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$63,518.00    
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns $10,895.00$9,313.00$15,310.00$11,729.00
Contributions revenue from membership dues $44,030.00$40,684.00$39,566.00$41,708.00
Revenue from fundraising events$79,318.00$96,615.00$50,029.00$44,862.00$51,395.00
Revenue from gov't grants $4,900.00 $5,000.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$2,301,674.00$2,905,253.00$695,532.00$819,523.00$767,538.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$10,818.00$2,717.00   
Investment income$544.00$84.00$232.00$65.00$31.00
Net income from fundraising events-$5,252.00 $26,616.00$19,141.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total) $3,700.00$151.00$289.00$554.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,391,655.00$3,037,443.00$801,718.00$890,881.00$792,810.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,246,240.00$2,861,562.00$632,591.00$709,922.00$710,590.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$50,440.00$84,009.00$81,545.00$84,367.00$35,602.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$94,975.00$91,871.00$87,580.00$96,592.00$46,618.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total) $0.00$0.00  
Legal fees (total)$7,456.00$2,203,788.00$10,820.00$9,284.00$1,094.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$36.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total) $0.00$0.00  
Investment management fees (total) $0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$516,024.00$363,053.00$422,849.00$410,975.00$338,440.00
Total assets, beginning of year$363,053.00$422,849.00$410,975.00$338,440.00$261,510.00
Total liabilities$62,888.00$8,882.00$26,715.00$35,855.00$16,136.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$8,882.00$26,715.00$35,855.00$16,136.00$22,745.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$5,000.00$62,647.00$114,635.00$116,274.00$46,820.00
Loans & receivables from key persons  $2,076.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$342,857.00$189,255.00$161,121.00$111,588.00$148,984.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$110,279.00$164,916.00$235,013.00$263,532.00$173,320.00
Net assets$453,136.00$354,171.00$396,134.00$375,120.00$322,304.00
Net assets, beginning of year$354,171.00$396,134.00$375,120.00$322,304.00$238,765.00
Other liabilities$41,918.00$6,828.00  $0.00
Other assets   $522.00$522.00
Investments: publicly traded securities  $19,537.00$0.00$186.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$497,182.00$150.00$150.00$150.00$150.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$290,930.00$150.00$150.00$150.00$151.00
Inventories for sale or use$2,757.00$2,757.00$2,757.00$4,020.00$5,238.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$58,965.00$30,751.00$21,014.00$52,816.00$83,539.00
Advertising (total) $0.00$0.00  
Savings & temp cash investment $290,780.00$276,863.00$281,914.00$278,729.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$5,429.00$5,769.00$4,689.00$4,152.00$801.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$20,970.00$2,054.00$26,715.00$35,855.00$16,136.00
Total net assets or fund balances$453,136.00$354,171.00$396,134.00$375,120.00$322,304.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,699.00$938.00$2,051.00$2,051.00$3,183.00
Payment to affiliates $0.00$0.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1817151914
Number of independent voting members1817151914
Financial sheets were auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Outstanding loan to key person or disqualified person TrueTrue  
Lobbied  True  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue   True
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201743179349303314201602919349301360201503159349303935201403099349300235201313179349302511
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