Join us to Celebrate Water! June 7 at Ivar's Salmon House

An evening to celebrate river and aquifer advocacy, and to honor our five recipients of the Ralph W. Johnson Water Hero Award.

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The Center for Environmental Law & Policy is a statewide organization whose mission is to protect, preserve and restore Washington’s waters through education, policy reform, agency advocacy, and public interest litigation.

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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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Celebrate Water 2018 Successes: Thank You!

Thanks to our sponsors and all our supporters who attended Celebrate Water this year! We had a wonderful time at Ivar’s once again this year commemorating yet another successful year of CELP’s work to preserve, protect and restore Washington’s water resources. And special thank you to our CLE presenter, Robert T. Anderson, for educating us […]

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Patagonia to host Tribes’ film “United by Water”

Film:  United by Water July 12,  7 p.m.  Patagonia Seattle  2100 1st Ave, Seattle  Orcas depend on Columbia River salmon for survival.  Seattle is powered partly by Columbia River dams.  The Trump and Trudeau Administrations are excluding tribes, First Nations from treaty negotiations about the future of the Columbia River.  This film is timely, and […]

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