Living Lands & Waters

Living Lands and Water workboatChad Pregracke, founder of the not-for-profit organization Living Lands & Waters, keeps extremely busy organizing community cleanups along the Mississippi River watershed and expanding his outreach to 23 rivers in 20 states. Chad depends on a John Deere-powered river towboat, the River Cleanup II, to ply the waters of our nation's inland waterways.

Learn more about this mission and how John Deere is helping them navigate America's waterways in the video below.


They're quieter, there's less vibration, better air quality, less maintenance, better fuel efficiency, and reliability. In all those categories, I'd give John Deere engines an A+.

Chad Pregracke
Founder of Living Lands & Waters