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The mission of the Willimantic Whitewater Partnership is to recapture the waterfront of the Willimantic River by developing an urban waterfront and whitewater park, increasing safe access to the river for residents, restoring the environment, and celebrating the cultural history of the Willimantic River in Willimantic, Connecticut.

Next Step: Willimantic. Powered by Art.

WWP has partnered with LAGI (the Land Art Generator Initiative), the Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) at Eastern CT State University, and the CT Department of Economic and Community Development's Office of the Arts (COA) to create on the Bridge Street site a work of public art that generates its own renewable energy.

After an invigorating design competition process, we are thrilled to announce the winning design is Rio Iluminado by the New Haven-based team of Pirie Associates Architects (Laura Pirie & Monica Perez del Rio), sculptor Gar Waterman and sustainability expert Lindsay Suter.  For more details about the competition and the winning design, please visit LAGI's website. More pictures HERE.

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