Western Water Encyclopedia

The Foundation


About Us

The mission of the Water Education Foundation, an impartial, nonprofit organization, is to create a better understanding of water resources and foster public understanding and resolution of water resource issues through facilitation, education and outreach.

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Support the Foundation

The Water Education Foundation is the only impartial organization educating people about water issues in California and the Southwest.

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Foundation News

News, press releases, event announcements and more about what the Water Education Foundation is up to. Sign up here to get announcements sent to your inbox.

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Colorado River Project

Established in 1997, the Foundation’s Colorado River Project is dedicated to educating people about challenges facing the Upper and Lower Colorado River Basins and assisting the many stakeholders in the two basins in reaching common ground. Primary financial support for the project is provided through a grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s Upper and Lower Colorado Regions along with contributions from agencies, companies and individuals.

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Contact Us

We are located in midtown Sacramento at 1401 21st Street, Suite 200, Sacramento CA 95811

We can be reached by filling out the form below or calling us at 916-444-6240, or faxing us at 916-448-7699

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The Places

Learn about the places in the West water made possible