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5 Things You Need To Know About Your Drinking Water

ON May 08, 2014

Not sure what's in you water? Follow these 5 steps find out! For more detailed and additional information, check out our Resources For Communities page.

Tulare County couple face summer without water as well runs dry

ON May 05, 2014

By Mark Grossi, Fresno Bee. How many people are losing wells at their rural homes around the Valley and California? Nobody knows. Government agencies don't track private wells in any detail...

What's in Your Water?

ON May 04, 2014

Do you know what's in your water? Answer these questions to find out and become empowered to ensure your community has safe drinking water.

Central Valley and State Water Boards Adopt New Funding for Disadvantaged Communities

ON Apr 25, 2014

By Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. Press Release: The Central Valley Water Board has adopted a resolution establishing 14 Supplemental Environmental Projects to benefit disadvantaged communities in the Central Valley...

Gov. Jerry Brown's drought plan to help Valley towns

ON Feb 19, 2014

By Rick Montanez, ABC 30 Fresno. Communities around the Valley are facing ongoing water problems like contamination, on top of drought issues. Gov. Jerry Brown proposed drought relief legislation promises to help with those issues...

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5 Things You Need To Know About Your Drinking Water

Not sure what's in you water? Follow these 5 steps find out! For more detailed and additional information, check out our Resources For Communities page. Get informed and share what...

Tulare County couple face summer without water as well runs dry

By Mark GrossiFresno Bee (05/04/2014) PORTERVILLE — Outside her front door, Carmen Almanza has a postcard view of the Sierra Nevada and a huge pot of water for drinking, washing dishes...

What's in Your Water?

Do you know what's in your water?Answer these questions to find your answer...   Where does my water come from? Do you (or your landlord) pay for water coming from...

Central Valley and State Water Boards Adopt New Funding for Disadvantaged Communities

Through our policy advocacy efforts, CWC has called for new funding sources to fill the needs of communities struggling to afford sustainable water solutions. Since April, two new sources of...

Gov. Jerry Brown's drought plan to help Valley towns

By Rick Montanez ABC 30 – KFSN-TV Fresno, CA http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/state&id=9438102 (02/19/2014) FRESNO, Calif. — Communities around the Valley are facing ongoing water problems like contamination, on top of drought issues....

Water in America: Is It Safe to Drink?

  The West Virginia chemical spill brings attention to a broader national problem. By Tim FriendNational Geographic https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/02/140217-drinking-water-safety-west-virginia-chemical-spill-science/ (02/17/2014) A chemical spill that left 300,000 residents of Charleston, West Virginia,...

California's Lingering Drought and Pollution Defy Solutions

  Less snowmelt from Sierra Nevada leads to more pumping of Central Valley’s contaminated groundwater. By Jeremy MillerCircle of Blue https://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2014/world/north-south-californias-scarcer-water-supply-mismanaged-use-defy-solutions/ (01/2014) FRESNO COUNTY, CA — In the early morning...

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