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Several Streams of Water Policy

The Freshwater legislative focus is on two major water issues, one surface water and one groundwater, and one funding issue, that Legacy Funds are spent in accordance with the Clean … Read more

Groundwater Governance in the Great Lakes Region

Freshwater launched a year-long project funded by the Joyce Foundation with an all-team, virtual meeting during the first week of March. The team is also growing! Workgroups are being built … Read more

Does anyone balance their checkbook anymore?

In an age of online and digital banking and financial services, it might be hard to find someone who balances their checkbook. We all need to know our balance, but … Read more

Members Make a Difference: Looking Back over 2020

Last year, our community experienced extreme hardship: lost loved ones, lost jobs, and serious health threats to ourselves and our families. But through it all, Freshwater members continued to show … Read more

Meet Board Member Renée Willette of US Water Alliance

Freshwater gained a major asset last year when Renée Willette joined our Board. We are excited to tap into her years of experience with national leadership for water. While a … Read more

Leaving 2020 behind!

Are you looking forward to 2021? I’m sure most of us cannot wait to put 2020 behind us – it has been a challenging year to say the least – … Read more

Meet Sustaining Donor Hahn Chang

  “While there are so many organizations who are doing amazing work at the front-lines of combating COVID-19, I wanted to make sure not to forget amazing organizations like Freshwater … Read more

The Watery World of Dick Fowler

  “We thought that maybe you and your team needed a financial hug during this difficult time.” –Freshwater donor Dick Fowler The year 2020 turned our world upside down. Families, … Read more

Welcome, Jocelyn!

Freshwater’s team grew in October when we welcomed Jocelyn Leung as our Participatory Engagement Coordinator. Jocelyn’s journey to Freshwater began with two years supporting BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) … Read more

Infiltration Appreciation

Rick Kuntz, CEO of Upstream Technologies in New Brighton saw Carrie’s Give-to-the-Max appeal on LinkedIn “Supporting Freshwater Science.” He said that Upstream Technologies would like to help by offering an … Read more

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