The Water Education Foundation is the only impartial organization
educating people about water issues in California and the
We want to be your resource for in-depth, impartial information
on drought, water rights, environmental restoration and water
quality. Your annual contribution helps us to publish Western Water news, which examines
pressing issues in California and along the Colorado River;
continue adding terms to Aquapedia,
our online water encyclopedia; maintain our daily news update on
Aquafornia; publish new titles in
our Layperson’s Guide series and update them; develop public
television documentaries and educational videos; conduct tours of
key water sites in California and the Southwest, and organize
special events. Funds from our contributors also support our K-12
school programs, which annually reach more than 200,000 students.
You can make a tax-deductible donation in honor or memory of
someone while supporting water education in California and the
Your donation will help us carry out our mission to create a
better understanding of water resources and foster public
understanding and resolution of water resource issues through
facilitation, education and outreach.
Aquapedia and Aquafornia are your go-to resources for water
information. Help keep these vital water resources sites going by
Aquapedia is our online water encyclopedia and Aquafornia is our
daily roundup of the most pressing news coverage on water in
The Water Education Foundation’s goal is to make these
educational sites available to the public and free from
advertising. We believe in education and delivering the latest
and greatest in water, but we need your help.
Planned Giving refers to the process of making a charitable gift
of estate assets to a nonprofit organization of your choice.
Through this process, you can help to ensure that water education
continues in your name. For more information on leaving a legacy
to the Foundation, contact Jennifer Bowles
via email or download the PDF below.