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Webinar on CWC's new drinking water web tool for drought preparation

Save the Date! New CWC Web tool to Prepare When the Next Drought Hits!

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Here’s a fact: California WILL experience longer, more severe droughts due to climate change. This will cause drinking water supplies for vulnerable communities to run dry or become contaminated -- and as a result will directly threaten California’s ability to secure access to safe and affordable drinking water for all.

That’s why the Community Water Center has created a NEW interactive drinking water web tool! So that communities and decision-makers can better prepare to protect drinking water during these changing conditions.

Are you interested in knowing where your water comes from based on your home address? Or how a future drought could impact your drinking water? 

You’re invited to join a webinar on Wednesday, February 12, from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for the new web tool’s release and to learn all about it. 

The Drinking Water Tool can help you learn: 

  • Where your water comes from based on your address
  • Whether a future drought could impact your drinking water supply
  • About the groundwater quality and supply in your area
  • How to advocate for safe, clean and affordable drinking water
  • How to compare information about your water with your local Groundwater Sustainability Plan

Based on an analysis developed for this tool, 1.6 million Californians live in areas served by private domestic wells. Many of these residents live in the Central Valley and would be affected by future droughts. The Drinking Water Tool estimates that a future drought could impact 4,500 domestic wells in the Central Valley, potentially costing the state about $115 million. This presents a serious public health crisis and undermines California’s efforts to secure the Human Right to Water for all Californians. 

Join us to learn more about using the Drinking Water Tool to help California better prepare to protect drinking water during these changing conditions! See more information below.

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DETAILS:

WHAT: Community Water Center will release its new interactive drinking water web tool.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

HOW TO JOIN: Attend an in-person watch party at any of our three office locations

below OR join via webinar. CLICK HERE TO RSVP

 

Join in person:

  • Visalia (900 W Oak Ave., Visalia, CA 93291)
  • Sacramento (716 10th St., #300, Sacramento, CA 95814)
  • Watsonville (406 Main St., #421, Watsonville, CA 95076)

Join via webinar: 

Step 1: Click on the link below and follow the prompts:

https://meet693507469.adobeconnect.com/dwt21220/

Select “Open in Browser”

Step 2:  Dial in: 1-800-832-0736

Enter Conference/room number: 7974613#

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California tendrá sequías más largas y severas debido al cambio climático. Esto hará que los suministros de agua potable para las comunidades vulnerables se sequen o se contaminen más, y como resultado amenaza directamente la capacidad de California de garantizar el acceso a agua potable sana y económica para todos.

¡Es por eso que El Centro Comunitario por el Agua ha creado una NUEVA herramienta web interactiva! Para que las comunidades y los responsables de tomar decisiones puedan prepararse mejor para proteger el agua potable durante estas condiciones.

¿Está interesado en saber cómo una futura sequía podría afectar su agua potable? ¿O de dónde proviene el agua según el domicilio de su casa? 

Según un análisis usando esta herramienta,1.6 millones de californianos viven en áreas donde obtienen su agua de pozos privados. Muchos de estos residentes viven en el Valle Central y serán afectados por futuras sequías. La herramienta de agua potable estima que una sequía futura podría afectar a 4,500 pozos domésticos en el Valle Central, lo que podría costarle al estado alrededor de $115 millones. Esto presenta una grave crisis de salud pública y debilita los esfuerzos de California para garantizar el Derecho Humano al Agua para todos los californianos.

Tendremos una presentación sobre cómo usar la herramienta el 12 de febrero. Esta presentación será solo en inglés. Haga click aquí para dejarnos saber si esta interesado/a en una presentación en español. Estaremos en contacto con respecto a una presentación en español.

WHEN
February 12, 2020 at 11am - 12:30pm
WHERE
CWC offices or via webinar

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