Vote YES for Clean Water Now

Voters in Adams, Bayfield, Green, Juneau and Outagamie Counties
will vote YES to clean water for the November 8 election.

Find your local groups

Protect your local river starts and connect with your neighbors.
Identify your watershed to get involved with local clean water advocates.

Re-thinking how we protect our water

To protect our water, we need to let rivers be rivers again
and think about systemic changes needed to protect our water.

Paddle Wisconsin

Plan your next paddling trip with our interactive map.


Empowering people to protect and restore water.


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Vote for Clean Water

Learn about Clean Water Now, our newest campaign!

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Ways to Give

Help build a groundswell of people who want to protect Wiconsin’s waters.


River Alliance River Rat Chat and Paddle — Trempealeau

September 17, Chat from 10:00 a.m. – Noon; Paddle 12:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge observation deck, Long Lake/Mississippi River/Round Lake paddle

River Alliance of Wisconsin will host our last River Rat Chat of 2022 in Trempealeau, WI. River Rat Chats are a time for River Alliance members and friends to gather and discuss local communities’ water protection challenges and successes.


Katy Bailey’s fight for clean water

Katy Bailey’s fight for clean water

Katy Bailey is one of the people in Portage County who is working for clean drinking water protections. Nitrate, which comes from fertilizer, is one of Wisconsin’s most common water contaminants. Families need help to make sure their drinking water is safe.

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What nonprofits can and cannot do during election season

What nonprofits can and cannot do during election season

November 8 is Election Day. It’s a good time for local groups to review what they can and cannot do to be a voice for clean water in Wisconsin. Advocacy for clean water comes in many forms: it’s not just lobbying and it can be done in a nonpartisan way.

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