Community Water Center

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

Advancing Community Drinking Water Solutions

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  • Meet the immediate needs of low-income residents who lack safe drinking water
  • Advance local consolidations and regional projects for long-term drinking water solutions
  • Advocation for new state policies and funding sources to ensure safe, clean and affordable water for low-income residents.

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