Welcome to Inland Empire Waterkeeper!

Inland Empire Waterkeeper is a grassroots, non-profit water quality organization with a mission to enhance and protect the quality of the waterways within the Upper Santa Ana River Watershed. This is accomplished through five program tenets: advocacy, education, research, restoration, and enforcement. Established in 2005, Inland Empire Waterkeeper is a chapter of Orange County Coastkeeper, which oversees the Orange County portion of the watershed, and is a separately licensed member of the international Waterkeeper Alliance.

Inland Empire Waterkeeper's vision is to achieve a sustainable watershed free of pollution and a community of motivated water stewards to ensure swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters within the Upper Santa Ana River Watershed. 

IE Groups Press Legislators To Support Bills Protecting Area's Water, Environment From Federal Threats


A coalition of Inland Empire citizen and environmental groups today called on the area’s state legislators to support a package of bills designed to protect the region’s water and natural resources from federal attempts to weaken environmental safeguards.

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 Upcoming Events  


droplet2.jpgCrest to Coast Cleanup 2017: San Bernardino

Saturday, August 26, 2017at 8:00am




Crest to Coast Cleanup 2017: Coastal Cleanup

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 8:00am

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droplet2.jpgCrest to Coast Cleanup 2017: SAR and City Waterways Cleanup

Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 8:00am

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Free Field Trips for Title I Schools in Corona!



A recent partnership with the City of Corona's Department of Water and Power allows for free water-science related field trips in Corona for under-served schools within the city's limits! Apply for a field trip today!

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 Internship Opportunities



 Interested in volunteer opportunities? Visit the Calendar to RSVP to upcoming events!