As 2017 nears we've compiled a brief preview of the state policies we're keeping an eye on. You can begin to contact your elected officials right now. Call or email to let your legislator know that protecting water is important to you. You can stress the importance of clean water to tourism,... Read More

Marty Wilke and her husband live on Spring Lake near Neshkoro, Wisconsin. They’ve had their place since 2012 but finally made the move full-time last year. As residents in the Central Sands region, they are all too aware of the depleting water levels of nearby lakes. Fortunately, their lake... Read More

We met Chuck this fall and heard about his paddling adventures – all 50 states, five Great Lakes, a streak of paddling at least once a month for over 28 years and nearly 18,000 lifetime miles! It’s an impressive accomplishment fueled by a deep connection to water. His passion for the health... Read More

We are fortunate to live in a state that has plentiful flowing water, but what if that all changed. What if you went to your faucet on a steaming summer day to find no drinkable water coming out the other end? Imagine a Day Without Water! For many people this is not a fictitious... Read More

The granddaughters of Kewaunee County resident Chuck Wagner hesitate before taking a bath at Granddad's place. That brown water came out of the tap -- clear (or not) evidence manure leaks to groundwater in that county. New rules designed to minimize this kind of contamination were weakened by the... Read More