Community Water Center

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

Address Agricultural Pollution

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  • Promote solutions and policies that reduce nitrate pollution from agricultural activities
  • Communicate the impacts of nitrate contamination in small, low-income communities to the public and decision-makers
  • Ensure that community impacts and solutions play a fundamental role in the development of policies that address the nitrogen impacts of agriculture

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State Letter to Farmers Demands Water to Fix Nitrate Problem

By Lewis Griswold, The Fresno Bee October 21, 2016 Original story: http://www.fresnobee.com/news/business/agriculture/article109776322.html   A state water agency has told some farmers in Tulare County that their operations caused nitrates to get...

Nitrates Poison Water in California's Central Valley

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