Community Water Center

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

Water is a human right, not a privilege.

Create Your Own Fundraiser

ON Jun 27, 2016

Do you want to support the work Community Water Center does in a unique and fun way? Then social fundraising is the idea for you!

Gerardo Tinoco – On a Mission to Secure Clean Water for Arvin

ON Jun 24, 2016

With the exception of a four-year stint at UC Berkeley, Gerardo Tinoco has lived in Arvin continuously since moving here with his family at the age of four. Born in Modesto to farmworker parents, today Tinoco works to ensure residents have access to safe and clean water.

Plan to provide safe water will be aired

ON Jun 24, 2016

Residents from seven Tulare County communities will be able to learn about a proposed regional water agency aimed at bringing safe drinking water now and to continue providing water in the future. The informational meeting will be held Tuesday, June 28, from 6-8 p.m. at the Orosi Memorial Hall.

Excessive levels of carcinogen 1,2,3-TCP found in Kern County water

ON Jun 23, 2016

A known carcinogen was detected in levels higher than 200 times the state recommendation in Kern County water, according to the Cal Water Annual Water Quality Report.

​​California Takes Action to Address Its Drinking Water Crisis

ON Jun 16, 2016

The Drinking Water Advocates Coalition representing rural water advocates, urban water districts, education and children's organizations, and environmental justice, health and equity organizations expressed support for the Legislature’s investment in guaranteeing that all Californians have access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water and urge the Governor to support.

" 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.