Welcome to the Friends of the Monongahela Website! This
site is a collection of infomation relating to the Monongahela River
Watershed. You are invited to use this information as you see fit.
Your information, comments and suggestions are always welcome.
About the Mon River
Subbasin number 19 has a total drainage area of 2737 square miles.
Known as the Monongahela Subbasin, it includes the Pennsylvania portion
the Monongahela River, from West Virginia and Maryland to Pittsburgh.
In PA, the subbasin encompasses all of Fayette County, much of Greene,
Washington, Westmoreland, and Somerset Counties, and a small portion
Goals of FOM
Develop standardized water quality data streams and assessment of health
Apply for Brownfields Assessment Grants to inventory land
Get a full-time OSM/VISTA position for FOM
Apply for EPA CARE grants to identify toxins
Extend Rail Trails to Pittsburgh