Our future depends on clean water

We’re celebrating 50 years of the Clean Water Act by reflecting on how far we’ve come and how much farther we must go to protect clean water. Our communities and ecosystems deserve clean, healthy, and resilient waterways, today. We cannot wait 50 more years.

  • kayakers leave NWOC
  • Arboretum canoe cleanup
  • Crowd of volunteers gathers in front of the Dragonfly Pavillion
  • Volunteer pulls trash out of South Lake Union
  • People wearing red shirts gather outside, under a white tent. Bagged garbage is piled in front of them.


Read the latest information about our Clean Water Act enforcement, water quality monitoring, on-water patrols and volunteer activities.