California Coastkeeper Alliance unites 12 local Waterkeeper programs to fight for swimmable, fishable and drinkable waters for California communities and ecosystems.

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Huntington Beach Desalination Project Delayed For Environmental Review

CCKA’s successfully advocated for the nation’s first statewide regulations to lessen the damaging impacts of ocean desalination to marine ecosystems. Since the desalination policy went into effect January 2016, CCKA has been focused on ensuring the first facility permitted under the new regulations – Poseidon Huntington Beach – sets a strong precedent for the rest of the state. Working closely with Orange County Coastkeeper, CCKA was able to halt Poseidon’s… Read More…

Smart Investments Can Help Us Win Upstream Battle

California faces a daunting and fundamental challenge with respect to many of its rivers and streams. Most don’t have nearly enough water flowing through them. Some are completely dried up and others are too shallow and warm to support fish and wildlife or popular activities like rafting and paddling. As we look ahead to a hotter and dryer future, it is essential that we use every… Read More…