Water policy

Freshwater works with elected officials and government leaders to promote sound public policy that protects and preserves lakes, rivers, streams and aquifers. Our grounding principle is that restoring or mimicking natural landscapes is key to replenishing groundwater and protecting surface water.

Legislative Focus - Nitrate in drinking water
Legislative Focus - Bonding for Public Facilities Authority

Current policy work

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RESEARCH

Our published research informs elected officials, state agencies, citizens and others about critical surface water and groundwater issues.

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REPORTS

We conduct independent research, publish reports and promote public policy that protects and preserves clean, sustainable water.

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PRESENTATIONS

We often deliver presentations to government staff, concerned citizens, emergency response managers and water professionals. Please email freshwater@freshwater.org.