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Alabama Water Rally

March 24 - March 26



March 24
March 26
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Camp Beckwith
10400 Beckwith Ln, Fairhope, AL 36532, USA United States + Google Map

Alabama Water Rally 2023

Alabama’s annual gathering of clean water advocates

March 24 – 26 | Camp Beckwith in Fairhope, AL

There is an incredible opportunity before us – as River Defenders – as we pass the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act. Together, we must be ready for the Next Era of Clean Water Protection and capitalize on this moment.

With unprecedented federal investment in water and wastewater infrastructure and significant incentives for moving toward clean energy and transportation, the time is now to come together, get informed and plan for how we will act collectively to ensure Alabama’s communities and ecosystems are not left out of the conversation. How we embrace this opportunity and respond to the challenges in the next few years could mean the difference between making the enormous shift we need to address climate change or leaving the fate of impacted communities and ecosystems vulnerable to the continued status quo. Join ARA and our partners at Alabama Water Rally 2023 as we empower our movement with the tools and the allies to mobilize for this moment!




Speakers & Workshops | Trainings & Mentor Sessions | Admin & Tech Help  | Art | Networking & Celebrations


Invited speakers and mentors include: Sherry Bradley (Consortium for Alabama Rural Water and Wastewater Management), Dr. Bill Deutsch (author), Dr. Rashidah Farid-Tilghman (Tuskegee University), Eve Brantley (Auburn University), April Ingle (River Network)  and representatives from: Alabama Interfaith Power and Light, Alabama Water Watch, Auburn University, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Cahaba River Society, Cahaba Riverkeeper, Conservation Alabama, Coosa Riverkeeper, Energy Alabama, Mobile Baykeeper, Southeast Climate & Energy Network (SCEN), Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), The Nature Conservancy in Alabama, Tuskegee University



Alabama Water Rally is the annual gathering of Alabama’s network of water advocates and allies hosted by the Alabama Rivers Alliance. Water Rally is the premiere educational, networking and celebratory event for community and watershed-based organizations as well as individual Alabamians interested in #CleanWater and the protection of all our waterways. The conference moves to different regions of the state each year so that it is accessible to communities and groups from all parts of Alabama. In 2023, we gather down South at Camp Beckwith in beautiful Fairhope, Alabama.


Interested in sponsoring Alabama Water Rally 2023 and reaching an audience of engaged supporters throughout Alabama? Let us know! Email Kelly Marshall at [email protected] to learn more!