Paddle, Inspire, Empower

Live Water Co. DBA Live Water Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.

Mission Statement

Our Story

Our Programs

Wai Koa

An adaptive paddling program for physically and mentally disabled Veterans, active Military, and First Responders to get them outside and engaged in on-land and on-water workouts.

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Junior Wai Koa

An on-land and on-water fitness program combined with environmental education for youth who are underserved, disabled, and/or have developmental and intellectual disabilities.

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Environmental Initiatives

We utilize community action to beautify our parks and clean our waterways by empowering individuals to actively look after what they can enjoy. Services include oyster growing, water quality monitoring, and on-water & on-land trash cleanups.

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Support The Live Water Foundation

The Live Water Foundation is a 100% volunteer-based organization. All contributions go directly into the programs that positively effect the communities who need the help the most.



The crew at Live Water is incredible. During the summer months of my recovery at Walter Reed, I looked forward to this every week! Paddleboarding is definitely a new passion for me thanks to the incredible experience with Live Water. Thank you for everything you great folks do!

James Riley, Veteran

This program is wonderful! My daughter looked forward to going and was excited in learning more. She loved the staff they were all nice and made her feel at home. We look forward to the reopen my daughter definitely wants to come back!

Mother of Junior Wai Koa participant

Thank you Live Water for welcoming our veteran community and for providing the motivation for continued enjoyment of our water resources and a supported community reintegration. 

Harvey Naranjo, Veteran & Military Healthcare Professional