On September 25, 2012, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed Assembly Bill (AB) 685, making California the first state in the nation to legislatively recognize that “every human being has the right to safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water.” However, a variety of issues ranging from ocean acidification to dilapidated infrastructure and freshwater contamination are putting increased pressure on California’s freshwater and marine resources. With positions informed by science, The California Water Conservancy combines state and national level advocacy with education and engagement and to make the greatest impact.



Californians don’t have access to clean, safe drinking water on a regular basis

38 billion

Gallons of water is consumed by California every day


Out-of-compliance water systems in California



Interested in joining?

We are looking for innovators, changemakers, and leaders who want to get involved in their community and spread their passion for creativity and collaboration.

Get involved in this crucial part of the green movement and help save our water! Run thought-provoking workshops and spread awareness on pertinent issues while building meaningful connections and gaining access to a network of industry professionals. And most importantly – make an impact in your community!

    Interested in opening a branch?

    Opening a branch entails a great deal of hard work and dedication, but it also very rewarding. We are looking for middle school, high school, and college students with a deep-rooted drive to bring about real and meaningful change in their communities.

    Bring the California Water Conservancy to your area and help spread our message to more communities across California by hosting seminars, workshops, and other activities at your school or local library. You must be a member of our team to open a branch.