Open Water is an
informational website dedicated to supporting and
preserving the natural beauty of Lake Michigan and
her coastal dune areas. As the only one of the Great
Lakes to reside completely within the United States,
Lake Michigan is the most amazing water resource
left in this country, and we believe it should be
valued and treated as such.
The Open Water
Organization approaches its preservation efforts in three
Clean Water and
Dunes. See our
Priorities page to
read what we believe are the top issues in each
While the Open
Water site focuses primarily on Lake Michigan, it is
clear that most of the issues we address apply
to all of the Great Lakes. In fact, many of these
efforts cannot succeed unless they are applied to
the entire Great Lakes basin.
supports the adoption of broad based
conservation policies by the United States and
Canada that protect, preserve and further restore
the precious water resource that is the Great Lakes.