The mission of Freshwater is to inspire and empower people to value and preserve our freshwater resources.

Since 1968, Freshwater has been a leading public nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving freshwater resources and their surrounding watersheds. To that end, we:

the vital role of freshwater to all living things and the impending crisis in the quantity and quality of accessible freshwater.
our experience and resources to activities that lead to understanding, protection, enhancement, and restoration of freshwater resources.
the participation and support of individuals, associations, business and industry, institutions, educators, and government in these activities.