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Newsom to Legislature: "Medical Emergency" of Contaminated Drinking Water Demands Political Will

ON Feb 14, 2019

Today the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund Coalition released the following statement from Phoebe Seaton, Co-Director, Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s State of the State Address.

Governor Newsom Appoints Joaquin Esquivel as Chair of the State Water Board

ON Feb 12, 2019

Congratulations to Joaquin Esquivel on his appointment as Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board! He has been and will continue to be an ally to the movement for safe and affordable drinking water.

El Gobernador Newsom nombra a Laurel Firestone del Centro Comunitario por el Agua para ser parte de la Mesa Estatal del Control de Recursos Hídricos

ON Feb 12, 2019

Estamos muy contentos de anunciar que la Co-Fundadora y Co-Directora Laurel Firestone fue nombrada hoy por el Gobernador Gavin Newsom para formar parte de la Mesa Estatal del Control de Recursos Hídricos. La Mesa Directiva supervisa ampliamente y administra importantes recursos económicos relacionados con el agua en California, incluyendo el acceso al agua potable, limpia y económica.

Governor Newsom Appoints CWC’s Laurel Firestone to State Water Board

ON Feb 12, 2019

We are thrilled to announce that Community Water Center’s Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director Laurel Firestone was appointed today by Governor Gavin Newsom as a Board Member of the State Water Resources Control Board. The Board has broad regulatory oversight and administers significant funding resources impacting California’s water, including access to safe and affordable drinking water.

January 2019 eNews

ON Jan 29, 2019

Newly Appointed CA Governor Gavin Newsom Supports Safe Drinking Water For All Californians

ON Jan 14, 2019

"It's only day five or six of the administration, but look: the issue of safe drinking water, affordable drinking water, is top of mind ... We cannot continue to under-deliver to communities like this and thousands of others across the state." 

EL GOBERNADOR NEWSOM HACE QUE EL AGUA POTABLE Y LIMPIA SEA UNA PRIORIDAD A NIVEL ESTATAL

ON Jan 14, 2019

Este presupuesto deja en claro que el gobernador Newsom está demostrando su liderazgo para asegurar que todos los californianos puedan finalmente tener acceso al agua sana, limpia y económica.

GOVERNOR NEWSOM MAKES SAFE DRINKING WATER TOP STATE PRIORITY

ON Jan 11, 2019

This budget makes clear that Governor Newsom is already demonstrating his leadership to ensure all Californians can finally have access to safe and affordable drinking water.

LA INAUGURACIÓN DE GAVIN NEWSOM COMO NUEVO GOBERNADOR DE CALIFORNIA ES UNA OPORTUNIDAD PARA QUE TODOS LOS CALIFORNIANOS FINALMENTE LOGREMOS EL DERECHO HUMANO A TENER AGUA SANA, LIMPIA Y ECONÓMICA

ON Jan 08, 2019

“Siete años después de que California declaró el acceso al agua potable, limpia y económica como un derecho humano, el 2019 debe ser el año en que se cumpla este mandato y el desafío del Gobernador Newsom: ‘Somos dueños de esto, y necesitamos arreglarlo’. Estamos dispuestos a trabajar con el Gobernador y la nueva Legislatura para que sea una realidad el derecho a tener agua sana en nuestros hogares y en las fuentes de agua que hay en las escuelas.

Inauguration of Gavin Newsom is an Opportunity for California to Finally Attain Human Right to Safe, Affordable Drinking Water

ON Jan 07, 2019

Seven years after California declared access to safe and affordable drinking water is a human right, 2019 must be the year we meet this mandate and Governor Newsom’s challenge, ‘We own this, we’ve got to fix this.’ We look forward to working with the Governor and new Legislature to make the right to safe taps and school drinking fountains a reality.

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