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Governor Brown Prioritizes Safe and Affordable Drinking Water for All in Budget

ON Jan 10, 2018

Governor Brown commits to ensuring the basic human right to safe and affordable drinking water for all Californians in his January proposed budget.

Looking Back on 2017

ON Dec 06, 2017

Small Communities Can't Solve Toxic Water Problems Without Help

ON Oct 24, 2017

Five years ago California became the first state in the nation to recognize access to safe, clean drinking water as a human right. Today, the reality for hundreds of communities throughout the state is they have tap water that’s too contaminated to drink and no money to clean it up.

2017 Legislative Wins and looking forward!

ON Oct 13, 2017

A look back on the 2017 legislative session and the work ahead in 2018.

Volunteer Canvassers Needed October 28th!

ON Oct 12, 2017

This month CWC Community Education and Outreach Specialist, Vanessa Michel, is leading a team of 10 canvassers to outreach to thousands of latino voters in unincorporated communities impacted by lack of access to safe, clean and affordable drinking water.

Four New CWC Team Members!

ON Oct 12, 2017

We have three new interns and one new fellow that joined us last month across both our Visalia and Sacramento offices!

Join Us in Fresno for the GSP Toolkit Release October 26th!

ON Oct 12, 2017

The Union of Concerned Scientists, Self-Help Enterprises, and Community Water Center invite you to a panel discussion on local groundwater sustainability planning and the launch of the toolkit, Getting Involved in Groundwater; A Guide to California’s Groundwater Sustainability Plans.

Editorial: California requiere una inversión en agua potable

ON Oct 03, 2017

En California tenemos un gran problema con respecto al agua. Aunque siempre oímos de la falta de agua en California, un problema serio que todavía tenemos es que hay hasta un millón de personas en nuestro estado que no tienen agua potable. Hay más de 300 comunidades que la calidad del agua potable está por debajo de los estándares federales.

San Joaquin Valley Op-Eds in Support of SB 623

ON Oct 01, 2017

Arvin is one of 42 communities in Kern County impacted by unsafe drinking water. Mayor Jose Gurrola grew up in Arvin and has experienced firsthand the struggle that comes from living in a town with undrinkable water.

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