The Foundation


About Us

Facing the challenges of sustainably managing and sharing water — our most precious natural resource — requires collaboration, education and outreach. The Water Education Foundation, an impartial nonprofit that was founded in 1977 in the midst of a deep drought, has put water resource issues in California and the West in context to inspire a deep understanding of and appreciation for water.

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Find out what the Water Education Foundation is up to with announcements about upcoming events, tours, new Western Water articles on key water topics and more! 

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The Water Education Foundation is the only impartial organization educating people about water issues in California and the Southwest.

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Contact Us

The Water Education Foundation is located at 2151 River Plaza Drive, Suite 205, Sacramento CA 95833

Our phone number is 916-444-6240 but the best way to reach us is via email as we continue to work in a hybrid fashion – sometimes remotely from home and sometimes in the office.

If you have any questions, please see the topics below to find out whom to email: