Community Water Center

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

Water is a human right, not a privilege.

Governor Brown Prioritizes Safe and Affordable Drinking Water for All in Budget

ON Jan 10, 2018

Governor Brown commits to ensuring the basic human right to safe and affordable drinking water for all Californians in his January proposed budget.

Looking Back on 2017

ON Dec 06, 2017

Small Communities Can't Solve Toxic Water Problems Without Help

ON Oct 24, 2017

Five years ago California became the first state in the nation to recognize access to safe, clean drinking water as a human right. Today, the reality for hundreds of communities throughout the state is they have tap water that’s too contaminated to drink and no money to clean it up.

2017 Legislative Wins and looking forward!

ON Oct 13, 2017

A look back on the 2017 legislative session and the work ahead in 2018.

Volunteer Canvassers Needed October 28th!

ON Oct 12, 2017

This month CWC Community Education and Outreach Specialist, Vanessa Michel, is leading a team of 10 canvassers to outreach to thousands of latino voters in unincorporated communities impacted by lack of access to safe, clean and affordable drinking water.



2018 Water Justice Leadership Awards

Date: 02/07/18 Time: 05:30 PM-08:00 PM
City: Sacramento



Funding for safe water in schools

Date: 06/30/18 Time: 12:00 PM-12:00 PM
City: Visalia

" 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. "



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

by The Harvard Law School.


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

by Marie Claire magazine.