Since our founding during the campaign to pass the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972, Clean Water Action has worked to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table.
Healthy Drinking Water: Clean Water Action is working to strengthen the Safe Drinking Water Act and to protect drinking water "from the source to the tap."
Fix the Clean Water Act: Powerful special interests have succeeded in removing many of our water bodies from Clean Water Act protections. Clean Water Action works to restore these protections to all water bodies, as Congress intended when it first passed the Clean Water Act.
21st Century Smart, Clean and Green Water: Clean Water Action is helping to develop and promote new ideas for how we use and manage our water resources. Innovation can keep water clean, protect communities from floods and drought, save money and create jobs.
Making Connections: Clean Water Action works to show how our use of toxic chemicals, our energy choices and the methods we use to extract oil, gas, and coal and other activities are connected to water quality and water quantity (pdf 62kb) and proposes solutions.