H2KNOW Campaign

Conserving Water, saving Rivers

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The Center for Environmental Law & Policy’s mission is to protect Washington State’s rivers and aquifers by advocating for science-based, sustainable water management in the legislature and courts, and with government agencies.

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Why Water Matters

Water is our most finite and precious natural resource. Yet, we are failing to protect this life-sustaining resource, and depleting our rivers and aquifers.

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How We Work

We use our expertise in water law and policy to advocate for sustainable stewardship of Washington’s ground and surface waters.

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Meet Frank James MD – CELP Board Member

What’s your first memory of being aware of water conservation, or conservation in general? My great grandmother said fairly often,  “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.” How did you first become aware of/involved with CELP? I have worked for and with NW Tribes for over 25 years, CELP is […]

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H2KNOW and City of Spokane join together to encourage Water Conservation

High water use impacts Spokane River flows H2KNOW: Our Spokane River is Low and the City of Spokane’s Slow the Flow Program joined together today to strongly encourage people to conserve water during our drought, record-high heat, and a drastically reduced river flow. “We are pleased to join the City of Spokane in strengthening awareness of […]

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