The Waterways Council
Waterways Council is new organization whose members are
more specialized waterways groups
. Their website provides links to many other sites with
Pittsburgh Commission, (a Pennsylvania state
the Association for the Development of Inland Navigation
in America's Ohio Valley
Rivers Ports and Terminals Inc.
The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
ORSANCO was established on June 30,
1948 to control and abate pollution in the Ohio River
ORSANCO is an interstate commission representing eight
states and the federal government.
Member states include: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, New
York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
ORSANCO operates programs to improve water quality in the
Ohio River and its tributaries, including:
setting waste water discharge standards; performing
monitoring for the chemical and physical properties of
the waterways; and conducting special surveys and
ORSANCO also coordinates emergency response activities
for spills or accidental discharges to the river, and
promotes public participation in programs, such as the
Ohio River Sweep,
RiverWatchers Volunteer Monitoring Program, and Friends
of the Ohio.
Association of Pittsburgh
Port Authority, West Virginia
Industry Bulletin Board
Intracoastal Waterway Association
Monongahela River Tributaries
Although the Cheat River is only
"navigable" for a few hundred yards, it is one
Monongahela's major tributaries. The Friends of the Cheat
is oprimarily concerned with the
preservation and improvement of water quality on the
white water sections.
of Dunkard Creek
Dunkard Creek flows from Western
Monongahela County, WV through Mopunt Morris, PA and into
the Monongahela near Point Marion, PA.
ENERGY, Consolidation Coal Co.
River History & Traditions
- Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen
S&D is an organization of people
with a common interest in boats of the past
and the people who operated them,with a special emphasis
towards paddlewheel and
steam powered vessels of America's inland rivers. In
addition to historic vessels, S&D is also
interested in present-day vessels which accurately
represent the historical aspects
of the steamboat era, such as the Belle of Louisville,
Delta Queen, Natchez IV, and Julia Belle Swain.
Owen's Boat Photo Museum
Primarily a source of photos of
Venable's river boating page
includes An American Rivers
Bibliography, an annotated list of books,
primarily related to the Mississippi River system
Sternwheeler Preservation Association
This group is primarily devoted to
preservibg the 1923 sternwheel towboat Barbara
As part of their fund raising efforts they offer a
variety of iverboat photos, cards, books, etc.