CWC volunteer Pete DeMarco completed a new report, “Dairies’ Risk to the Drinking Water of Disadvantaged Unincorporated Communities in the Tulare Lake Basin,” and presented his findings at the Regional Water Board meeting in December.
Before the new year, we're pausing to celebrate the power of community-driven change. Check out our infographic highlighting 2014 wins. Thanks to our strong base of supporters, we've accomplished a lot!
By David Castellon, Visalia Times-Delta. Some who have waited for the state bond measure to finally be passed are optimistic a good chunk of the money will benefit Tulare County. Ryan Jensen, a community organizer for Visalia-based Community Water Center notes...
California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 1! Learn more about how the water bond advances the Human Right to Water in California by checking out our Prop 1 fact sheet here.
With heavy hearts, we share news that Teresa De Anda, a founding AGUA member from Earlimart, passed away last weekend. Teresa De Anda was a longtime organizer, advocate, leader, mentor, mother, and loving friend to many in our movement.
Congratulations to CWC Co-Director Susana De Anda for being honored with Friends of the River’s Mark Dubois Award for her leadership in building the grassroots movement for water justice!
Laurel Firestone joined other environmental law scholars and advocates, policymakers, NGO leaders, and scholars at an international conference on "Human Rights and the Environment: Interdisciplinary Approaches."
CWC Policy Analyst Omar Carrillo spoke about the fight for the Human Right to Water at the Berkeley International Human Rights Law Clinic last week! Onward to water justice!
The State of California just took strong action against oil companies involved with fracking, and it resulted in funding for a project through CWC! CWC will receive approximately $200,000 in funding from a settlement.
By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue. Three straight years of desperately dry conditions in California are igniting hills in towering orange flames, turning reservoirs to sandpits, and causing residents across America’s most populous state to clamor for water.