Waterkeepers Bahamas (WKB) is a proud member of Waterkeeper Alliance. Waterkeeper Alliance holds polluters accountable. They’re the largest nonprofit solely focused on clean water and we’re happy to be a part of such an amazing organization. We preserve and protect water by connecting local Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates worldwide. Our goal is drinkable, fishable, swimmable water everywhere.
The mission of Waterkeepers Bahamas is to protect and improve The Bahamas watersheds.
The vision of Waterkeepers Bahamas is to provide a fully swimmable, fishable, healthy Bahamian watershed, accessible to all and globally recognized as the natural treasure it is.
At Waterkeepers Bahamas we focus on:
Emery Beach Profiling – Beach profiles provide useful information for coastal monitoring studies and management processes. We at Waterkeepers Bahamas, beach profile to monitor our shorelines over a period of time to see how our beaches are being affected by catastrophic storms that take place during hurricane season each year.
Waterkeepers Cadets Programme – Our Waterkeepers Cadets Programme is for senior high school students that want to continue on their environmental leadership skills about the environment before they leave high school. The students would first have to join our YEA programme and be handpicked to continue on to this programme.
Water Quality Monitoring – Monitoring the water quality of our watersheds; to ensure swimmable, fishable, drinkable water for all. Our samples are collected biweekly, incubated in our lab and the results are posted on swimguide.org website.