Central Sands Water Action Coalition (CSWAC) is a grassroots, volunteer coalition of over 65 lake associations, lake districts, river groups and conservation groups that are concerned about the negative impacts to water resources in the six county Central Sands region of Wisconsin (Adams, Marquette, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara, and Wood Counties).
CSWAC has been working on these issues for years. Click here to read an OpEd piece from 2015 addressing both water quality and water quantity issues.
For a list of CSWAC member groups, see the About Us page.
Gov. Tony Evers has announced a new $10 million grant program to address polluted private wells. The program uses one-time funding through federal COVID-19 relief
Effective May 20, 2022, federal agencies will be required to consider indirect and cumulative environmental impacts of their actions, including those related to climate change,