Many thanks to our 2016 Water Justice Leadership Awards Sponsors! Community Water Champions: The California Endowment; Community Water Stars: Environmental Defense Fund, Environment Now, Rural Community Assistance Corporation, Restore Hetch Hetchy; Community Water Friends: The Nature Conservancy, Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, The Sierra Health Foundation; Community Water Ambassadors: Soluri Meserve
We're thrilled to be featured in the new Spotlight California mini series for our work creating more drought-resilient communities.
After three years of advocating for safe, affordable drinking water for rural communities, CWC’s Senior Policy Analyst Omar Carrillo has moved on to an exciting new position with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.
To close out 2015, members of the Northern Tulare County (NTC) Water Alliance participated in a field trip on December 5th to the Terra Bella Water Treatment Plant to learn first-hand about the surface water treatment option being proposed for the Northern Tulare County region. Starting with their first meeting of 2016 on January 9th, the NTC Water Alliance will be delving into more detail on the pros and cons of the governance alternatives their region could pursue.
123 TCP (1,2,3-trichloropropane) is an extremely toxic chemical contaminating the groundwater that is used as drinking water in cities and small communities across California, but disproportionately in the San Joaquin Valley. In 1999, 123 TCP was added to the list of chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, however, to this day, it remains unregulated and therefore untreated in hundreds of systems across the state.
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