Galveston Bay designated as new ‘Great Water’

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WEBSTER, Texas – March 24, 2021 - Galveston Bay has been designated as one of nine new “Great Waters” by America’s Great Waters Coalition. The Coalition works to ensure the restoration of America’s Great Waters to protect people, wildlife, and the economy by advocating for adequate funding for restoration efforts and raising awareness about the challenges facing our nation’s Great Waters.

The Galveston Bay Foundation made the announcement of this national designation at Trash Bash at Armand Bayou in Bay Area Park on Saturday, March 26 at 12:30 p.m.

The Great Waters Coalition is uniquely positioned to illustrate to the American public and decision makers that our water resources must become a national priority for the security of our economy and way of life.

To learn more about the Great Waters Coalition and to view a complete list of America’s Great Waters, visit See the full press release.

Source: Press Release (pdf)