Affordable Water For All

Water is a human right and necessary for our public health. Every Californian needs access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water. The pandemic has impacted communities across the state and has exacerbated the issue of water access & affordability. Clean Water Action advocates for short & long-term solutions to #KeepTheWaterFlowing for all Californians.

 

Sen. Dodd Introduces Water Access Equity Bills

SACRAMENTO – With the release of a new study showing low-income Californians are struggling to afford drinking water, especially amid economic fall

State Water Resources Control Board adopts historic plan to address water-related COVID-debt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Yesterday, the State Water Resource Control Board voted to adopt the California Water & Wastewa

Unprecedented Coalition of Water Stakeholders Urges Congress to Fund Critical Water Needs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Measures will protect access to a critically important tool in fighting the spread of COVID-19: washing your hands

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From We All Live Downstream

Running Water Abstract -- Steven Johnson -- Flickr/Creative Commons (CC BY2.0)
February 17, 2021

I joined Clean Water Action almost a year ago in March, at the beginning of the pandemic and the first shelter in place order in California. At the time, there was (and still is) a lot of uncertainty about the future and the extent to which our current ways of being and systems would be impacted. I came into this work with a background in environmental justice and intersectional approach to social, racial, and environmental issues.