Clean water for all.   

Our Mission

Monterey Waterkeeper protects and restores fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters within the Monterey Region and along California's Central Coast for all to enjoy.

Announcement: From May 22 through June 5, 10% of your purchase at the Columbia Sportswear store in Monterey will be donated to Monterey Waterkeeper. See the announcements page for more information. 

Eliminate pollution from agricultural discharge, industrial facilities, and urban runoff.

Ensure all communities, including low-income communities and communities of color, have safe and affordable drinking water.

Ensure all families have access to the unique freshwater, coastal, and marine resources of the Central Coast region.

Maintain the water quality and biodiversity of marine protected areas along the Central Coast.