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.
Click here for a list of CSWAC member groups.
On April 6, 2021, the voters in Marquette, Portage and Wood County voted to support the right to clean water in Wisconsin, with a 73%
On April 4, 2021, the DNR released the results of the Central Sands Lake Study. Read the news release here.