A tool to ensure the greatest outcomes

BasinScout® Platform uses satellite data and machine learning to allow users to rapidly assess field-level agricultural management practices and their impact on water resources, as well as run possible scenarios for achieving conservation outcomes within budget constraints.

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Here are the different ways we fix rivers.


The Streamside Series

Donor Profile: The Water Foundation

When a record-breaking drought hit California in 2011, many residents and elected representatives

September 15, 2020

Infographic: Recycling water to build resilient...

A drop in the groundwater table jeopardizes a connected ecosystem – from irrigation

September 8, 2020

In partnership with Idaho Power Company, TFT is replanting key tributaries while also deepening the main river channel and enhancing natural floodplains to improve water quality, velocity and fish habitat.
The Streamside Series

Driving decisions with data and DAPPER Stats

Like many of us, some of Dr. Juniper Simonis’ fondest memories are summer

August 18, 2020

You give. We make it count.

Fixing rivers on a timeline that matters requires strategic action, bold outcomes and an economy that’s aligned with the environment. Your gift will go directly to helping The Freshwater Trust change the course of conservation.

Our results speak for themselves.

A mention from the President
We're the nation's #1 water trust
Our proprietary software SpringBank has a US patent
We won the US Water Prize
We've helped to create the nation's largest restoration fund
We're the largest restoration group in the Pacific Northwest

Land Acknowledgement

We respectfully acknowledge that the restoration and conservation projects of The Freshwater Trust (TFT) take place on traditional lands of Native American people. Against their will and under the banner of progress, Native communities were forcibly removed from the same land where we now live and work.​

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