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Introducing the Clean Water Coalition of Indian River County, Inc. (CWC)

The CWC is an independent, unifying voice to protect and restore the surface and ground waters of Indian River County; connecting and coordinating with community partners to maximize effort toward this shared vision. We envision complete restoration of healthy surface waters and an ecosystem teeming with diverse fish and wildlife: a place where we can take our families to swim, fish, and recreate without fear. We envision a plentiful supply of clean and safe drinking water for current and future generations.

Our initiatives:

Meet our Board – click here.

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Lagoon Basin Management Action Plan Annual Meeting

Mark your calendar: December 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Harbor Branch.


You are invited by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)  to attend the Annual Meeting for the Indian River Lagoon Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP). Please click here for details. 



This Annual Meeting is particularly important as that five-year assessment and revisions to pollution-reduction goals are now up for review.

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The troubled state of Florida’s waters

“Required reading” from the Orlando Sentinel about the troubled state of Florida’s waters and wide-ranging impacts to public health and the economy. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/opinion/os-op-red-tide-fl-no-short-term-fix-20181017-story.html?fbclid=IwAR0wgWz7EIoFI7SCZXxbhdrb6GfRtu3hFs-XrCGrFRpw0aCP9XPazJwKXZA

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CWC Calls for phase-out of biosolids dumping

Somehow, without our really realizing it, Indian River County became the human waste dumping grounds for southeastern Florida. 73% of Florida’s waste is going to a handful of counties that have not managed to...