Community Water Center

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

Water is a human right, not a privilege.

Newly Appointed CA Governor Gavin Newsom Supports Safe Drinking Water For All Californians

ON Jan 14, 2019

"It's only day five or six of the administration, but look: the issue of safe drinking water, affordable drinking water, is top of mine ... We cannot continue to under-deliver to communities like this and thousands of others across the state." 

EL GOBERNADOR NEWSOM HACE QUE EL AGUA POTABLE Y LIMPIA SEA UNA PRIORIDAD A NIVEL ESTATAL

ON Jan 14, 2019

Este presupuesto deja en claro que el gobernador Newsom está demostrando su liderazgo para asegurar que todos los californianos puedan finalmente tener acceso al agua sana, limpia y económica.

GOVERNOR NEWSOM MAKES SAFE DRINKING WATER TOP STATE PRIORITY

ON Jan 11, 2019

This budget makes clear that Governor Newsom is already demonstrating his leadership to ensure all Californians can finally have access to safe and affordable drinking water.

LA INAUGURACIÓN DE GAVIN NEWSOM COMO NUEVO GOBERNADOR DE CALIFORNIA ES UNA OPORTUNIDAD PARA QUE TODOS LOS CALIFORNIANOS FINALMENTE LOGREMOS EL DERECHO HUMANO A TENER AGUA SANA, LIMPIA Y ECONÓMICA

ON Jan 08, 2019

“Siete años después de que California declaró el acceso al agua potable, limpia y económica como un derecho humano, el 2019 debe ser el año en que se cumpla este mandato y el desafío del Gobernador Newsom: ‘Somos dueños de esto, y necesitamos arreglarlo’. Estamos dispuestos a trabajar con el Gobernador y la nueva Legislatura para que sea una realidad el derecho a tener agua sana en nuestros hogares y en las fuentes de agua que hay en las escuelas.

Inauguration of Gavin Newsom is an Opportunity for California to Finally Attain Human Right to Safe, Affordable Drinking Water

ON Jan 07, 2019

Seven years after California declared access to safe and affordable drinking water is a human right, 2019 must be the year we meet this mandate and Governor Newsom’s challenge, ‘We own this, we’ve got to fix this.’ We look forward to working with the Governor and new Legislature to make the right to safe taps and school drinking fountains a reality.

" 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.