Map: Who Protects Water?

Connect with the local groups and organizations working to protect your local waters! River Network connects and strengthens thousands of water, justice, and river advocates to protect waterways and access to clean water. Search the Water Protectors Map to find and lend your support to an organization in your area! The Map includes River Network members working at the local, state, and national levels. 

Now anyone, anywhere can connect with these water protectors. Using the map is simple. Here’s how to get started.

  1. Search your zip code, or a zip code near the water you wish to protect. Not seeing an organization in your neighborhood? Click the layers icon Icon GIS layer Vector Icons free download in SVG, PNG Formatto view thousands of additional water protectors as well as EPA regions, watershed boundaries, and Wild & Scenic River segments.
  2. Explore regions by clicking on and zooming in on states, rivers, and tributaries. You can even see details to the neighborhood level!
  3. Click on dots to view organizations’ information. Many results provide website and contact information.
  4. Connect! Get involved with local organizations by donating, volunteering, or attending their events.

Scroll down to learn how to share and embed the map in your communications or website.

Note: This map is a community-supported resource and may have missing or incomplete information. Don’t see your group? Become a River Network member to get on the map of water protectors! The map will be updated with new information on a quarterly basis. 

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