Community Water Center

Community-driven water solutions through organizing, education, and advocacy

Address Agricultural Pollution


  • Promote solutions and policies that reduce nitrate pollution from agricultural activities
  • Communicate the impacts of nitrate contamination in small, low-income communities to the public and decision-makers
  • Ensure that community impacts and solutions play a fundamental role in the development of policies that address the nitrogen impacts of agriculture

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