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A Great Week for Clean Water

Conserving Clean Water, Environmental Justice, Grants, Stormwater and Sewage, Urban Waters, Water Supply
This week, we teamed up with our good friends at River Network to host a three day virtual event during water week... Read More

What Biden’s infrastructure plan means for rivers

Climate Change & Rivers, Conserving Clean Water, Dam Removal, Floods & Floodplains, Protecting Rivers, Restoring Damaged Rivers, Science, Stormwater and Sewage, Urban Waters, Water Supply
This past week President Biden unveiled his American Jobs Plan, proposing a nearly $2.3 trillion investment in our national infrastructure. Does this bold plan do enough for rivers?... Read More

A New Chapter for Southeast Rivers Starts Now

Climate Change & Rivers, Conserving Clean Water, Most Endangered Rivers, Water Supply
Stakeholders can now move forward toward solutions that will benefit the environment and communities throughout the entire basin.... Read More

Q&A with Tom Kiernan

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After 30 years as a leader in conservation, American Rivers’ new President and CEO is a die-hard river lover with a track-record of protecting the nation’s most important lands and waters. ... Read More

America’s Infrastructure gets a C-

Dam Removal, Floods & Floodplains, Stormwater and Sewage, Urban Waters, Water Supply
While the American Society of Engineers gave America’s infrastructure a C- overall, our water infrastructure is faring far worse.... Read More

A Bold Blueprint for Rivers

Climate Change & Rivers, Conserving Clean Water, Dam Removal, Environmental Justice, Floods & Floodplains, Restoring Damaged Rivers, Stormwater and Sewage, Urban Waters, Water Pollution, Water Supply, Wild and Scenic Rivers
Listen to our newest podcast, where we share American River’s top priorities for the Biden-Harris administration. ... Read More