By Joaquin Palomino, East Bay Express. When Loralyn Sanchez turned on her kitchen faucet one morning last February, chocolate-colored sludge came out.
By Diana Marcum, The LA Times. The grandmother sat outside in her Sunday best next to a house with peeling paint, her canned iced tea resting on top of a washing machine that didn't work. She'd been without running water for four months.
Univision. La contaminación afecta las aguas subterráneas del Valle de California, sin embargo muchas comunidades dependen de estas aguas del subsuelo para la vida.
By Tony Dokoupil, NBC News. The old man knew of the $500-a-day fine for people caught wasting water. But the water police can’t scare a person whose water isn’t running in the first place.
Private wells are going dry as the drought wears on. Because of excessive groundwater pumping, over 10 homes in Monson, up to 300 homes in East Porterville, and dozens of other private residences now have dry wells.
CWC Co-founder and Co-Executive Director, awarded 2013 Gary Bellow Public Service Award
CWC's Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director awarded "Top Activist" in 2012