Freshwater Trust

Founding Year: 1983

Staff: 45

Budget: $7.2m

Joe Whitworth (President)

It’s a group of “problem solvers designing and implementing data-driven solutions that protect and restore America’s freshwater.” They use ” science, technology, policy and finance to build and manage solutions that improve water quality and quantity.” The trust also works to “enable smarter watershed management to happen faster and at a greater scale” and to employ their “solutions on the ground, such as riparian restoration, for the benefit of both watersheds and the plants, animals and people that rely on them.”




Freshwater Trust contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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