Waterkeeper Works with Underserved Girls in the IE

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This year we joined in on the Classroom to Career program, which provides young, underserved girls with the opportunity to explore professional careers in science. 
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Crest to Coast Diorama at Riverside Art Museum

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Inland Empire Waterkeeper’s Crest to Coast diorama of the Santa Ana River Watershed was unveiled at the Riverside Art Museum’s atrium for the Art of Water Protection’s Earth Day festivities and will remain available for public viewing until June 19th.

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Celebrating Earth Day 2016

WMWD.jpgFor Earth Week, Inland Empire Waterkeeper attended many events to share the work Waterkeeper does to better our environment and most importantly, our waterways. Check out how we celebrated Earth Day with our community!

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Waterkeeper Advocates for Clean Water at Council Meeting on Paradise Knolls Plan

20160421_205157.jpgProgram Director, Megan Brousseau, of Inland Empire Waterkeeper advocated for clean water at the Jurupa Valley City Council meeting on Thursday, April 21st. The new City of Jurupa Valley was to vote for the Paradise Knolls Specific Plan that will replace the 112 acres of golf course with over 600 building units, as well as a retail center, in close proximity to the Santa Ana River.

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Earth Day 2016!

wmwd.PNGWe will be participating in many Earth Day events, find out where you can meet us and learn more about the work we do!

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RKATS 2015-2016: Pedley Elementary Visit the Santa Ana River

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Waterkeeper had the pleasure to work with Mrs. Palagi’s class of Pedley Elementary for the first time thanks to a grant from the Jurupa Community Services District! If you are in the Jurupa Valley Area, check out how your class can receive a free RiverKATS field trip to the Santa Ana River!

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The Value of Clean Water

World_Water_Day_4.pngAs we celebrate World Water Day, it is important to recognize the vital role clean water plays in the functioning of the Earth’s ecosystems and to our economy. The theme of this year’s World Water Day is “Water and Jobs,” and never has that focus been more critical.

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Donate to Education

20150630_105845_(2).jpgSummer is fast approaching and that can only mean one thing: Rivercamp! Learn how you can donate to our education programs to sponsor a Rivercamper or even to contribute to a RiverKATS field trip!

 

 

 

 

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El Niño and Urban Runoff

Alpha_Robertsons-StormDrain_(2).JPGThis year’s El Niño is proving to be just as strong as the record breaking 1997-1998 event that flooded California. As El Niño fueled rains continue to enter storm drains, it is important to remember stormwater carries debris, animal waste, chemicals and other pollutants—also known as urban runoff—into local waterways without a filtration system in place.

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RKATS 2015-2016: A.B. Miller High Visit Inland Empire Utilities Agency

20160113_092131_(2).jpgStudents of Fontana's A.B. Miller High School received a RiverKATS field trip to Inland Empire Utilities Agency's water treatment facility and wetlands! 

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