Posts with the category ‘Happening Now’


Getting Back to My Water Roots

My passion for all things water began in a typical way: with a formative childhood experience. When I was eight years old, you could find me knee-deep in the creek… Read More…


Remembering Tom Lyons

The California Waterkeepers family is deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected and untimely passing of one of our own, Tom Lyons. Tom was a bright, funny, and talented advocate… Read More…


Join the California Coastkeeper Team as our new Program Coordinator!

This position has closed. Job Announcement: Program Coordinator Help us fight for swimmable, fishable, and drinkable waters for California communities and ecosystems! California Coastkeeper Alliance (CCKA) serves as a statewide… Read More…


Press Release: New Rainwater and Recycling Legislation Advances California’s Water Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sean Bothwell, Policy Director, California Coastkeeper Alliance, sbothwell@cacoastkeeper.org, 949.291.3401 Sacramento, CA – On October 6, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 231 (Hertzberg) and Assembly Bill… Read More…


California Just Untapped a Drought-Resilient Water Supply: Direct Potable Reuse

Governor Brown’s signing of Assembly Bill 574 (Quirk-Hayward) into law is the starting pistol for the race to the top. Following California’s drought, a quiet competition is now underway to… Read More…


Hit the Beach for Coastal Cleanup Day

This weekend, put down your folding chair and cooler and head to your local beach with gloves and garbage bags instead because Saturday is Coastal Cleanup Day, California’s largest annual… Read More…


California’s Untapped Climate Change Strategy

Scientists agree that climate change is the biggest global health and environment threat of the 21st century. Eighty-five percent of Californians live or work along coastal areas, where sea level… Read More…


Recognizing Excellence in the California Waterkeeper Movement

There are roughly 75 scientists, lawyers, teachers, policy wonks, divers, communications specialists, and fundraisers working at Waterkeeper organizations throughout California. Our network comprises some of the best and the brightest… Read More…


Happy Swimmable California Day

California Coastkeeper Alliance works to protect our waters so that they are clean and safe for swimming, surfing, paddling, fishing, wading, and frolicking. Join us on July 25th – Swimmable… Read More…


How to be a Green Beach Bum

What’s summer without weekends on the water? Whether you’re heading to an alpine lake, a rushing river, or the ocean, California has endless shorelines to explore. There’s nothing like a… Read More…


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