Water

Clean water is the foundation for healthy & prosperous communities. While our nation has made significant progress since the 1970’s in cleaning up many of our rivers, bays and other vital water resources, we still face significant water quality and quantity challenges. Drinking water sources are threatened by pollution and overconsumption, and some of these threats are made worse by climate change.

Pipeline / photo: Graphic Stock

EPA's Latest Attack on the Clean Water Act

To fast-track construction of pipelines and other dirty energy infrastructure projects, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to block states and tribes from protecting their own water resources.

Recent Actions

We Need To Protect the Great Lakes!

The Great Lakes are national treasures. They contain 20% of the Earth's fresh surface water and drinking water to millions.

A Green First Investment for the Pittsburgh Region

The Allegheny County Sanitation Authority (ALCOSAN) recently unveiled their EPA approved plan to address billions of gallons of raw sewage that gets dumped into our three rivers, polluting them.

Help build a bridge from Ward 7 to the National Arboretum

Take Action! DDOT is accepting comments about the bridge through June 21, 2019. Fill out the action below to send your message of support.

Support HB 5375—Drinking Water Standards on PFAS must be driven by science

Studies have shown that the current EPA advisory limit for PFAS in water allows levels that are too high to protect our health.

Water Blog Posts

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November 12, 2019

Learn more about our Fall Harvest event!

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November 12, 2019

How did you get involved with sustainable groundwater management issues?

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November 12, 2019

This past summer, I worked as a community organizer for Clean Water Action.