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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Protecting Connecticut's Water

We're partnering with residents, environmental groups and policy makers across the state to assure that the state water plan currently under develo

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PFAS Contamination of Farmington River Highlights Need for State Action

The recent report of PFAS contamination of the Farmington River is serious and should be a wake-up call for state action. 

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Legislators and advocates call for water protections on World Water Day

Several bills this session address water-related issues

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Big Win for Clean Water!

Clean Water Action Leads Efforts to Pass Landmark PFAS Legislation

From We All Live Downstream

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August 21, 2019

One of the best things about working for Clean Water Action is the opportunity to meet and work with so many wonderful people on a variety of issues that protect our water and reduce pollution. A highlight this year was working with students and teachers at the Connecticut River Academy to design and build a rain garden that will reduce stormwater runoff into the Connecticut River.

June 26, 2019

Clean Water Action celebrates the passage of the historic State Water Plan.

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February 27, 2019

Students and young people all over the world are standing up to address many significant problems facing our society—and making a big difference!  We’re doing the same by launching a club at our school called “Choate for Clean Water.” As juniors in high-school, we became concerned about clean drinking water through our passion of politics and environmental studies. Our club’s focus is to raise awareness and educate within our community about the importance of clean water and how policies at the state and federal level impact our water.