Community Water Center

Community-driven water solutions through organizing, education, and advocacy

Water is a human right, not a privilege.

Groundwater Sustainability Plan Workshop

ON Mar 20, 2017

Join us on April 1st for a free, one-day workshop featuring experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists!

Health and Justice in Water Board’s Hands with Pesticide Byproduct

ON Mar 10, 2017

Twenty-five years ago, the drinking water contaminant 1,2,3-TCP was added to the state of California’s list of chemicals known to the state to cause cancer. Water contaminated by this dangerous pesticide byproduct still, flows in hundreds of thousands of homes across the state.

NBC Bay Area Coverage

ON Mar 05, 2017

In a story called "'A Tragedy': Hundreds of Thousands of California Residents Exposed to Contaminated Water," NBC investigates the drinking water crisis right here in California.

California Set to Regulate Carcinogen in Water for Decades

ON Mar 05, 2017

Hundreds of drinking-water wells across California’s San Joaquin Valley have been found to contain 1,2,3-trichloropropane, a likely human carcinogen. This month, the state has taken a big step forward in regulating the chemical.

Recent Media Coverage of California's Drinking Water Crisis

ON Feb 25, 2017

California’s drinking water crisis has just been featured in the LATimes, The New York Times, The Sacramento Bee and several other news outlets!

" CWC has stepped in at all stages... to improve drinking water quality in the Central Valley, from testifying to policymakers to organizing to working to get local projects funded. "

--GRIST.COM

LAUREL FIRESTONE

CWC Co-founder and Co-Executive Director, awarded 2013 Gary Bellow Public Service Award

by The Harvard Law School.

SUSANA DE ANDA

CWC's Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director awarded "Top Activist" in 2012

by Marie Claire magazine.