About Us

Overview

About Us

Facing the challenges of sustainably managing and sharing water — our most precious natural resource — requires collaboration, education and outreach. Since 1977, the Water Education Foundation has put water resource issues in California and the West in context to inspire a deep understanding of and appreciation for water. 

Taking a steady pulse of the water world, the Foundation _ an impartial nonprofit _ offers educational materials, tours of key watersheds, water news, water leadership training and conferences that bring together diverse voices. By providing tools and platforms for engagement with wide audiences, our team aims to help build sound and collective solutions to water issues.

Our Mission & Vision

Mission: To inspire understanding of water and catalyze critical conversations to build bridges and inform collaborative decision-making 

Vision: A society that has the ability to resolve its water challenges to benefit all

How We Get It Done

We support and execute a wide variety of programming to build a better understanding of water resources across the West, including:

Where We Work

We are headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., but our work takes us throughout the West and beyond.

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