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 in midtown Sacramento at 1401 21st Street, Suite 200, Sacramento CA 95811

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we are working from home so sending an email is the best way to reach us.

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