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Since our founding during the campaign to pass the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972, Clean Water has worked to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table. 


Clean water is the foundation for healthy & prosperous communities. While our nation has made significant progress since the 1970’s in cleaning up many of our rivers, bays and other vital water resources, we still face significant water quality and quantity challenges.
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Oil and Gas

Clean Water is working to protect people and communities from oil and gas production's harmful environmental and health impacts while pushing for the transition to a clean energy economy.
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Toxic Chemicals

Toxic chemicals can be found in our homes, schools and workplaces – in products we use on a daily basis. We're fighting at local, state, and federal levels to fix our chemical laws and find safer alternatives to the chemicals in everyday products.
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Clean Water is engaging businesses, local governments, and individual consumers in minimizing the use of single use products by ReThinking Disposable, prioritizing responsible agriculture and food systems from the Field to the Fork, and moving towards a sustainable economic and environmental future.
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Civic Engagement and Democracy

Clean Water harnesses grassroots power by engaging and mobilizing our members to become active Clean Water Voters by participating in local, state, and national elections and by taking action to protect voting rights and our Democracy.
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