" The angel said, This water flows into the eastern district... empties into the sea...
wherever the river flows, any sort of living creature that can multiply shall live,
and there shall be abundant fish..".

        Ezekial chapter 47 verse 1-2, 8-12, 12, 67
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Left to right: Ann Morrill, KRC 1st VP Tom Sandham, ERICD Director Ian Morrison, & Pasquale DeLise, BCWC Director

The Eastern RI Conservation District honored the Bristol County Water Company (BCWC) and the Kickemuit River Council with their "2007 Conservation Project of the Year Award" for the successful completion of the Kickemuit Fish Ladder. Pasquale DeLise, BCWC's Executive Director, Ian Morrison of BCWC's Board of Directorsand Ann Morrill, KRC 1st VP accepted the award from Tom Sandham, ERICD's District Manager at their November 13, 2007 Annual Dinner at the Newport Vineyard. This was the first fish ladder project supported by NRCS in RI. Also in attendace from the KRC were Steven Roth, KRC President & his wife Mickey Roth, George Ogley, KRC 2nd VP, Jane Harrison KRC Board Member, Ken Morrill, & Sharon Pavignano, Rhode Island Rivers Council Chairperson. Mike Kenyon, Eastern RI Conservationist, showed slides of the fish ladder. RIRC, the BCWC, & the KRC also held a well attended public information session at the Water Company in Warren on the fish ladder.