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California Tourism & Coastal Health Depend on Clean Water

Photo: Dave Hart California is home to an iconic coastline, sprawling beaches, and unique places that attract people and wildlife alike. Surfers brave California’s waves and divers witness the magnificent… Read More…


California Coastkeeper Alliance Introduces Legislation to Tackle Microplastic Pollution

Microplastics, while tiny in size, are not a micro-problem. Microfibers, a form of microplastic pollution, shed from synthetic textiles, including our favorite outdoor and active wear, and are becoming increasingly… Read More…


This World Wetlands Day, California’s Wetlands Are at Risk

Today is World Wetlands Day! These small, but important waters have a big impact: they help feed rivers, fill aquifers, filter runoff, reduce flooding, and provide critical habitat along California’s… Read More…


California Adopts New Winery Rules to Protect California’s Waters

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) adopted its first statewide rules to manage waste from winemaking and protect California’s rivers and groundwater. In California, there are approximately… Read More…


Over 4 Million Californians Face $1 Billion in Water Debt

California is facing a water affordability crisis. The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) released new survey results conducted from November 2020 to January 12, 2021, finding that… Read More…


CCKA Introduces Legislation to Prepare California for Sea Level Rise

While the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis has properly been the focus of the California Legislature over the past nine months, there are many statewide challenges on the horizon. One… Read More…


California Adopts New Protections for Rivers & Wildlife

After nearly two decades, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has adopted statewide Toxicity Provisions to protect the health of California’s rivers and wildlife. Rivers and streams… Read More…


Precedent-Setting Action to Protect Our Coast & Ocean from Stormwater Pollution

California is home to a vibrant and unique coast that attracts millions of visitors each year – and this has proven especially true during the COVID-19 pandemic as families sought… Read More…


Legislative Safeguards for California’s Rivers, Fish, & Communities, Despite an Unprecedented Time

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our communities, businesses, and lives in unprecedented ways – and similarly challenged the California Legislature with a historically short session due to closures of the… Read More…


Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Photo: Getty Images Following last week’s death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, women of California Waterkeeper legal teams honor the legacy she leaves behind. Known fondly as the… Read More…


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