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Protecting Orange County’s Coast, Rivers, and Streams

Improving Water Quality & Defending Public Health Since 1999
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Waterkeepers Make Our Vanity Fair Depute

From mountains to sea, Waterkeeper organizations across California are fighting to promote and protect our drinkable, fishable, swimmable, drinkable and sustainable water.

Now, our collective work to protect clean water is featured in the summer 2018 issue of Vanity Fair.

Toast the Coast

Join Coastkeeper and community members for an evening full of laughs, dinner, and good company at our annual Toast the Coast event at the Irvine Improv. We will be celebrating our 19 years of achievements towards protecting clean water.

Tickets are now on sale!

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About Coastkeeper

Orange County native Garry Brown founded Coastkeeper in 1999 to protect the local shores and waterways for future generations. We collaborate with the public and private sectors as an advocate for healthy, accessible, and sustainable water resources.

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Donate or Volunteer Today!

Join the swimmable, drinkable, fishable and sustainable mission of Orange County Coastkeeper. Contribute to our active and effective programs by donating or volunteering.

Volunteer

We need your help to accomplish our important mission to protect water resources and our local environment! There are many volunteer opportunities available to meet your interests and time schedule!

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Take a trip to our Garden

Join us at our unique, sustainable garden Wednesday- Saturday.

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Keep up to date with the latest news and events from Orange County Coastkeeper!

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Our Results

Over nearly two decades, Coastkeeper has become an effective and proactive organization that advocates for everyone’s inalienable right to clean water.

18350

# of Children Reached in Whales Program

92152

Pounds of Trash Removed

2500

Square meters of eelgrass planted

22000

Community members engaged in 2017
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June 8, 2018

Fight for Quality, Affordable Water in Orange County

If you value affordable, quality water for all Orange County residents, then recent events should alarm you. The Orange County Water District’s Board of Directors revealed a revision to the…
Blog
June 8, 2018

Waterkeepers Make Our Vanity Fair Depute

From mountains to sea, Waterkeeper organizations across California are fighting to promote and protect our drinkable, fishable, swimmable, drinkable and sustainable water. Now, our collective work to protect clean water…
BlogGuest Writers
May 21, 2018

From WHALES Student to Sustainability Champion

Our WHALES education program introduces thousands of local middle school and high school students to watershed and ecological concepts through in-class exercises and field trips at no cost to schools.…

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