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Protecting your right to clean water

Tampa Bay Waterkeeper is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance, a global network of over 350 grassroots leaders in six continents protecting everyone’s right to clean water.


A clean and resilient watershed is essential to strong communities and a healthy economy. Serving our population of more than 2.7 million people across Hillsborough and Pinellas counties, Tampa Bay Waterkeeper works to improve, protect, and preserve Tampa Bay’s watershed through citizen engagement and community action rooted in sound science and research.


Our scope of work is diverse, with core issues including clean water, ecosystem protection, and coastal resiliency. Tampa Bay Waterkeeper researches issues diligently and works collaboratively with citizens, local organizations and governments so that together we can find the best solutions to supporting our work.

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Our Mission

Tampa Bay Waterkeeper is dedicated to ensuring fishable, swimmable, and drinkable water for all.


Our mission is to protect everyone’s right to clean water by working collaboratively with citizens, local organizations, businesses and governments to safeguard our coastal and inland waters using the law, science and community action.

Executive Team

Board of Directors

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