Protecting Water In Connecticut

Clean Water is working to ensure that small streams and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act’s pollution control programs. 

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Bottling Connecticut's Water?

Here is a 5-point plan to ensure transparency and protect our water. This plan would address these issues on a statewide level. 

Connecticut Residents, Advocacy Groups Voice Concerns Over Deal With Niagara

MDC and the Town Of Bloomfield To Privatize And Sell Water; Advocates  Urge CT General Assembly to Support State New Legislation To Protect Water

Protecting Hartford’s Drinking Water: City Council Passes Resolution Supporting EPA Rule

HARTFORD - Tuesday night, the Hartford City Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and US Army Corps of Engineers’ proposal to clarify protection of streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.

In Celebration of World Water Day, State Environmental Advocates Urge Stronger Protection of Connecticut's Waters

In recognition of World Water Day, many of Connecticut’s major environmental groups announced their renewed commitment to safeguard all the state’s water resources including streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands and drinking water sources.

From We All Live Downstream

At the Salon Event
May 11, 2017

I love the work we do at Clean Water Action- protecting waters and put drinking water first, protecting health by reducing exposure to toxic chemicals and protecting our environment by promoting renewable energy. Aligning with corporate partners like Aveda, who share our mission and do amazing work worldwide to protect water and produce sustainable products derived from plants makes our work even better! 

A picture of Little Tuscarora Creek in Frederick County. The banks are slightly eroded.  Several mature trees are leaning over toward the water on the left, while newly-planted trees are on the right.
March 22, 2017

In the 1970s, 88% of American children had elevated levels of lead in their blood. Today that number is less than 1%.  Bald eagles, once nearly extinct, have made a dramatic comeback.  The US has cut air pollution 70% while our economy has tripled.  

Pile of cololrful plastic bottles. Photo Credit: Don Pablo/Shutterstock
May 10, 2016

This short 2016 legislative session has been amazing, exhausting, productive, and heart-breaking all at once.