Peer Groups

Members of the Urban Waters Learning Network at River Rally 2018.
Members of the Urban Waters Learning Network at River Rally 2018.

River Network peer groups are designed and facilitated to strengthen bonds between groups and leaders, increase knowledge and skills needed to address key issues, create alignment on shared value propositions and, when feasible, help the network take collective action. Become a member of River Network for free today!

Drinking Water Access Exchange

This group was created to share and receive pertinent updates on the fight to halt water shutoffs and restore water access during the COVID-19 pandemic, and now serves as a platform for all working on drinking water access issues to share solutions and collaborate. Frontline groups, advocates and all others interested in staying up-to-date on this issue are invited to join and learn more about what’s being done across the country to end water shutoffs and ensure safe and affordable water for all.

Urban Waters Learning Network

A partnership between River Network and Groundwork USA, the Urban Waters Learning Network serves as a peer-to-peer network of people and organizations that share practical on-the-ground experiences in order to improve urban waterways and revitalize the neighborhoods around them.

Communication Frequency:

Quarterly e-newsletter and ongoing online peer communication system

Staff Contact:

Diana Toledo, Leadership Development Director

Federal Water Policy Update

Stay up-to-date on key federal policy issues and join with other local and statewide water protection groups on monthly Water Policy Update and Exchange calls. Theis mailing list, newsletter, and calls are spaces for NGO clean water advocates.

Communication Frequency:

Monthly email

Staff Contact:

Katherine Baer, Director of Science & Policy

Southeast River Flows Peer Learning Network

The Southeast River Flows Peer Learning Network (Flows Network) is collaborative effort to protect river flows in the southeast.

Communication Frequency:

Monthly email

Staff Contact:

April Ingle, Science & Policy Manager

Colorado River Basin Water Transactions Network

Connect with individuals and organizations who are promoting and supporting water transactions to foster a more sustainable Colorado River.

Communication Frequency:

Varied

Staff Contact:

Nicole Seltzer, Science & Policy Manager

Statewide and Regional Network Leaders

Connect with other leaders and staff of statewide and regional network organizations to discuss the opportunities and challenges of working to protect water at the state and/or regional level.

Communication Frequency:

Quarterly email

Staff Contact: 

Brenna Goggin, Leadership Development Manager

Subscribe to a Peer Group

Looking to join either the Drinking Water Access Exchange or the Urban Waters Learning Network? Manually subscribe to these peer groups using the links at the top of this webpage.