Mission and Vision

reflectionMission Statement

Three Rivers Waterkeeper (3RW) mission is to protect the water quality of the Monongahela, Allegheny, and Ohio Rivers, and their respective watersheds. We do this by patrolling the rivers with the Waterkeeper boats, monitoring water quality, evaluating incidents of pollution, reviewing permits, supporting community education and holding polluters accountable to our nations clean water laws.


Organization Description

3RW aims to improve the quality and health of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers. These waterways are critical to the health, vitality, and economic prosperity of our region and communities. 3RW is both a scientific and legal advocate for the community, working to ensure our three rivers are protected and safe to drink, fish, swim and enjoy.