Meet George


George McGraw wants to change the way you think about water. George runs DigDeep in Los Angeles, which he founded. DigDeep helps developing communities build and manage their own water utilities, while teaching young Americans to use their own resources more intelligently. In addition to its projects in East and West Africa, DigDeep is the only global water organization bringing clean, running water to communities in the U.S. -- where millions of Americans still don't have it.


"He is amazing, and I know you're going to want to join his cause."

Jeff Skoll


George is an avid speaker and writer, and has guest lectured at universities around the world. He has been published by the New York Times, the Huffington Post and several law reviews; he has been profiled by NPR, Vice and CBS News, and he has spoken at events hosted by the Clinton Foundation, WeDay, the World YMCA and Ford.

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George was recently named one of the 17 "Local Globalists" by the UN Foundation and an "Under 40" by George has a Masters in International Law and Conflict Management from the United Nations University for Peace in Costa Rica.

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"If we can learn to love our water, it just might save our lives."

George McGraw


Connecting with George


George's charming smile, sharp wit and extensive knowledge have brought the water crisis - both foreign and domestic - to the attention of thousands. George loves to share his work with companies, churches, schools and other organizations around the world. Want George to speak to your group? 

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About DigDeep

DigDeep is a unique, human rights non-profit making clean water more accessible and more sustainable in every community. In places without reliable water access, DigDeep empowers communities to build smart water projects that meet their needs, like the Navajo Water Project. In places that already have access to clean water, DigDeep designs educational campaigns like the 4Liters Challenge to help people better understand and care for their water. 

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