Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Coalition

The Great Lakes provide drinking water for 30 million people—we can’t afford to stop our efforts to protect and restore them.

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There’s more work to do to restore the Great Lakes. Let your Member of Congress know why restoration is important to you!

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Keep up with the latest Great Lakes news coming out of Washington, D.C., and learn how it could impact our region.
Toxic Algal Blooms: A 2020 Great Lakes Priority

Toxic Algal Blooms: A 2020 Great Lakes Priority

Caused by a variety of factors including farm runoff of animal waste and fertilizer as well as a changing climate, toxic algal blooms have had a devastating impact on the health and economy of Great Lakes communities.

Waste Into Fuel: A Water Infrastructure Success in Green Bay

Waste Into Fuel: A Water Infrastructure Success in Green Bay

Communities across the Great Lakes are struggling with aging drinking and waste water infrastructure that is vital to providing safe drinking water, and nonstop wastewater treatment services that protect public health. Thanks to federally funded programs such as the...

Strengthening Clean Water Protections: A 2020 Vision

Strengthening Clean Water Protections: A 2020 Vision

It is up to all candidates running for president in 2020 to explain how they will uphold clean water protections, oppose the weakening of environmental laws, and ensure that Great Lakes communities have access to clean water.

IN YOUR STATE

Learn how Great Lakes restoration is benefiting your state, as well as what work is left to do.

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Illinois

Illinois

is home to an ecologically rare ravine ecosystem being restored.

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New York

New York

is known for more than just majestic Niagara Falls.

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Indiana

Indiana

is home to the Indiana Dunes National Lake Shore.

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Ohio

Ohio

borders the most productive of the Great Lakes.

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Michigan

Michigan

is home to the rare and restored Presque Isle State Park.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

is home to the rare and restored Presque Isle State Park.

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Minnesota

Minnesota

has many restored working rivers and waterways.

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

has many restored working rivers and waterways.

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ISSUES

 

Learn about the Great Lakes issues we work on and the manageable solutions we support.
OUR MEMBERS
Since 2004, the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has been harnessing the collective power of more than 150 groups representing millions of people, whose common goal is to restore and protect the Great Lakes.