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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...

Committee approves Wolk water bond to address state's urgent water needs

  Bond funds broadly supported projects for safe & reliable water supply, Delta restoration Sen. Wolk Press Release https://sd03.senate.ca.gov/news/2014-02-11-committee-approves-wolk-water-bond-address-state-s-urgent-water-needs (02/11/2014) SACRAMENTO–The Senate’s Natural Resources and Water Committee voted 6-0 today...

Legislation Proposes Funding for Comprehensive Drinking Water Plan

  Asm. Alejo Press Release https://www.asmdc.org/members/a30/press/legislation-proposes-funding-for-comprehensive-drinking-water-plan (02/12/2014) (SACRAMENTO) — Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas) has introduced legislation proposing $2 million to devise a comprehensive drinking water plan. Specifically, the funds would...

PWQA Donates $2,500 to Community Water Center

  Water Technology Online https://www.watertechonline.com/articles/167690-pwqa-donates-2500-to-community-water-center (2/6/2014) TUSTIN, Calif. — The Pacific Water Quality Association (PWQA) has announced that it is donating $2,500 to the Community Water Center (CWC) to assist...

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...

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