Waterkeeper Alliance is the largest and fastest growing nonprofit solely focused on clean water.

Waterkeeper Alliance has more activists on the water than any other organization in the world, patrolling and protecting 2.69 million square miles of rivers, lakes, and coastal waterways.

Next year is the 20th Anniversary of Waterkeeper Alliance. To celebrate this milestone, we are working to protect an additional 20 million square miles of waterways over the next 20 years—and you can help!

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Pure Farms, Pure Waters

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Communities United: Assateague Coastkeeper Organizes around Community Healthy Air Act

Last spring, Assateague Coastkeeper Kathy Phillips was engulfed in a 16-week losing battle to get the Maryland Senate and House to pass legislation requiring the Maryland Department of the Environment to monitor air emissions from industrial animal agriculture operations and assess their impacts on public health. Now she’s preparing to fight the battle again. Some ...

Help Us Shut Down Polluter Handouts

As the month-long government shutdown carries on, the impacts continue to grow. Government workers are going without pay, parks are being trashed, and vital social services are at risk. Most of the employees at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are not working, meaning pollution is not being monitored and environmental laws are not ...

Saving Loreto Bay

The good news is that Loreto Bay is getting healthier, thanks in part to the work of Loreto Coastkeeper, our Waterkeeper Alliance Organization in Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico. In December of 2018, I had the opportunity to visit Loreto, Mexico, and visit with our Loreto Coastkeeper who is very actively engaged in the work ...

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