Waterkeeper Alliance strengthens and grows a global network of grassroots leaders protecting everyone’s right to clean water.
Waterkeeper Alliance holds polluters accountable. We’re the largest and fastest-growing nonprofit solely focused on clean water. We preserve and protect water by connecting and mobilizing more than 300 local Waterkeeper groups worldwide.
Our goal is drinkable, fishable, swimmable water everywhere.
Whether on the water tracking down polluters, in courtrooms enforcing environmental laws, advocating in town meetings or teaching in classrooms, Waterkeepers speak for the waters they defend—with the collective strength of Waterkeeper Alliance and the backing of their local communities.
Our Recruiting Department is responsible for expanding membership so that the local fight for clean water becomes a powerful global...
Our Training Department is responsible for setting up each Waterkeeper group for success by providing the tools and resources necessary to be the most effective clean water advocates on earth...
Our Training Department is responsible for setting up each Waterkeeper group for success by providing the tools and resources necessary to be the most effective clean water advocates on earth. The Training Department designs and executes a holistic curriculum geared toward Waterkeepers in different stages of development, and helps share information about effective practices so that local Waterkeeper groups benefit from the experience and strength of the Alliance. The Training Department draws on the expertise of veteran Waterkeepers, staff, partners, and other experts to execute its work via virtual training, hands-on training, and mentoring. The result is a highly trained movement, armed with the necessary skills and knowledge to fight for clean water worldwide.
Our Organizing Department is responsible for ensuring the needs of Waterkeeper groups are met, uniting them as a powerful global force...
Waterkeeper Alliance’s Organizing Department is responsible for ensuring the needs of Waterkeeper groups are met, uniting them as a powerful global force and organizing their collective action. Their role is to see the big picture and context of the Waterkeeper group’s work and coordinate that vision across the global movement.
Our Advocacy Department is responsible for championing change and building coalitions to fight pollution and protect watersheds...
Waterkeeper Alliance's Advocacy Department is responsible for championing change and building coalitions to fight pollution and protect watersheds. Through three core campaigns, our Advocacy team organizes, educates, and litigates to ensure all habitable watersheds on earth are drinkable, fishable, and swimmable.
More than 300 local Waterkeeper groups, protecting waters on six continents.
Waterkeeper Warriors, presented in partnership with Culture Trip, showcases 20 Waterkeepers who have fought and won some of the most significant clean water battles of the past 20 years and face the greatest challenges of the future.
A bold expansion of our successful model of organizing local communities to protect their watersheds.
Through Project Osiris, Waterkeeper Alliance has prioritized the Amazon Basin as one of the world’s most iconic and endangered water bodies in critical need of protection. With an initial focus in Peru, Brazil, and Ecuador, we will recruit local and Indigenous-led groups to amplify their voices—and Indigenous knowledge—for the protection of the Amazon Basin and Rainforest.
20 Years of Water Protection and Counting – Waterkeeper Alliance Targets Clean Water Growth Plan to Protect Waterways Worldwide
Network of clean water advocates protect more than 2.5 million square miles of waterways across globe to ensure clean drinking water and safe water access...
Reporting from the front lines of the planetary environmental crisis. These are the stories you won’t find anywhere else covered in such depth and uncompromising force.
Waterkeeper Alliance’s Recruiting Department is responsible for expanding membership so that the local fight for clean water becomes a powerful global movement. The Recruiting Department brings on new Waterkeepers and Affiliates—finding qualified potential recruits, guiding them through the proposal process, getting them licensed, and facilitating their hand-off for onboarding and support from other departments.