This 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.Read more
Students of Fontana's A.B. Miller High School received a RiverKATS field trip to Inland Empire Utilities Agency's water treatment facility and wetlands!Read more
Local artist, Adam C. Maron, was inspired to sculpt the Santa Ana River Watershed into a work of art. By working with his favorite medium, clay, Adam spent hours upon hours creating the waterway with flora and fauna commonly found in the area. This includes plant species like cottonwood trees, cattail and arundo; as well as animals like egrets, raccoons and hawks.
Inland Empire Waterkeeper had the privilege of sponsoring a field trip to the San Jacinto Wildlife Area for the AP Environmental Science class of Norco High. We were extremely excited for this trip to the Wildlife Area since it was the first time staff and students had the opportunity to explore this site.
Community members had a blast learning about water conservation and sustainable products while listening to live music from local artists, eating Mexican food and drinking locally brewed beer!
Inland Empire Waterkeeper kicked off the new school year with Summit High School’s AP Environmental Science class from Fontana! Students were given a trip to the Santa Ana River to learn more about the Watershed, water quality, and biodiversity!Read more
This year, Inland Empire Waterkeeper will ROCK THE RIVER at the 3rd Annual FallFest in honor of our 10th anniversary and this historic drought! Learn about the best water conserving resources available throughout the Inland Empire while listening to amazing artists!Read more
Inland Empire Waterkeeper is gearing up for another exciting year of River KATS field trips!Read more
Now that we have recovered from Rivercamp 2015, we are excited to say it was such a blast! Not only did registration increase, we were able to provide very deserving children with scholarships!
We had the pleasure of sending The Grove School in Redlands to the Santa Ana River as part of our River KATS program!Read more