living lands & waters

Headquartered in East Moline, Illinois, Living Lands & Waters is a 501
(c)(3) Environmental organization that was established by Chad Pregracke in 1998. Since the organization was founded, Living Lands & Waters has grown to be the only “industrial strength” river cleanup organization like us in the world.
Mission:  To aid in the protection, preservation and restoration of the natural environment of the nation's major rivers and their watersheds. To expand awareness of environmental issues and responsibility encompassing the river. To create a desire and an opportunity for stewardship and responsibility for a cleaner river environment