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CWC at the CDC Museum

Community Water Center and the water injustice issues of the Central Valley are currently being featured in the “Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America” exhibit at...

A Central Valley Farming Town Copes with Toxic Tap Water

  By Alissa FigueroaFusion – America with Jorge Ramos https://fusion.net/justice/story/tap-water-cancer-rashes-birth-defects-296822 (12/09/13) Berta Diaz doesn’t drink or cook with the water that comes out of her tap. That’s because she received...

EPA head laments lack of clean water in San Joaquin Valley

  On November 20, 2013, members of the AGUA coalition and CWC allies hosted an environmental justice tour in Orange Center for the head of the US EPA. By Tony...

Press Release: Drinking Water Issues of Local Communities are Focus of 2-Year Outreach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Drinking Water Issues of Local Communities are Focus of 2-Year Outreach (11/14/2013) VISALIA, CA – A 2-year grassroots effort to engage residents in small, rural communities regarding...

Partnership Brings Clean Drinking Water to Central Valley Schools, Programs

  By Alice DanielCalifornia Healthline https://www.californiahealthline.org/insight/2013/partnership-brings-clean-drinking-water-to-central-valley-schools-head-start-programs (11/14/2013) ARVIN — Thousands of students in the south Central Valley who didn’t have access to clean drinking water in their schools will now...

South Kern County schools get safe drinking water

  By Mark Christian23ABC News https://www.turnto23.com/news/local-news/south-kern-county-schools-get-safe-drinking-water-111213 (11/12/2013) LAMONT, Calif. – Five Head Start Centers, four schools and south Kern County communities of Arvin and Lamont are getting relief from arsenic...

Schools in Arvin, Lamont get water filters

  By BakersfieldNow.com StaffKBAK/KBFX – BaskersfieldNow.com https://www.bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/Schools-in-Arvin-Lamont-get-water-filters-231018951.html (11/07/2013) ARVIN, Calif. — A coalition addressed water contamination in some south Kern County schools. Water filters were installed at cooking areas and...

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