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We’re hiring a Water Research Intern!

WWT is seeking a highly motivated intern interested in using their skills to work towards WWT’s mission of protecting freshwater resources & vulnerable fish populations, and supporting Washington’s communities. The intern must have a strong curiosity for how data can be used to communicate a story.

Get to Know WWT’s Newest Team Members

Over the past year, we are thrilled to have added three new fantastic staff members: Sarah Dymecki, Nicole Gutierrez and Aiman Shahpurwala who have each kindly taken a moment to share their interests, experiences and roles at WWT. Get to know these amazing WWT team members!

Understanding and Monitoring Drought in Washington

The Washington State Department of Ecology monitors developing drought conditions each year. They use information such as snow pack accumulation, precipitation, temperature, and historic and current weather patterns to assess drought conditions statewide. However, it's not just the state that monitors drought conditions, the public can play an important role as well.

Join us for a free online event to learn how recycled water can play a role in saving salmon in the Sammamish and beyond

Did you know recycled water is used in other states as a sustainable irrigation source for edible food crops but it is not yet widely being used for the same purpose here in Washington? Join us for a free online event on April 7th to learn how we are exploring recycled water as a food crop irrigation source in the Sammamish Valley and how it could lead to helping salmon in the Sammamish and beyond.

WWT raises $17,000 through Wild & Scenic Film Festival thanks to fantastic support from donors!

THANK YOU to everyone who tuned into our 7th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on November 10, 2020. The online event turned out to be a great success with 140 households tuning in from around the country and helping us raise $17,000 to restore cool, clean freshwater to Washington's rivers in streams!

Welcome Our New Executive Director James Kraft

Washington Water Trust is pleased to announce James Kraft as its new Executive Director to lead the organization in its efforts to secure abundant, clean freshwater for Washington’s people, communities and environment for generations to come.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival for Kids & Teens

It’s never too early to develop a love for nature and adventure! That’s why Washington Water Trust is offering three FREE carefully selected, age-appropriate short-film programs from the Wild & Scenic Film Festival (WSFF).   Parents, plan a fun activity at home for the entire family! Teachers, add some adventure to your curriculum with one of […]

See Your Impact: 2019 Impact Report

Our annual Impact Report highlights the impact we made together on Washington’s rivers and streams across 14 basins in 2019. Thank you to our many partners and supporters for caring about and working towards a sustainable freshwater future for Washington! Click here to read the full report

Downstream Dungeness: 2019 Dungeness Water Exchange Annual Report

Downstream Dungeness is the annual report for the Dungeness Water Exchange, a water bank operated by the Washington Water Trust in the Dungeness River Basin on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. The Dungeness Water Exchange allows builders, homeowners and farmers to get the water they need while protecting the Dungeness River and other independent streams in the […]

Washington Water Trust Embracing New Leadership for 2020 and Beyond

Dear friends and colleagues: Firstly, and most importantly, we hope you are safe and healthy during these frightening and uncertain times. While we know you are currently focused on taking care of yourselves and your loved ones, we wanted to reach out and share some news regarding some recent and upcoming changes here at the […]