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350 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612
415.369.9160
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Welcome to Clean Water Action, California!

Clean Water Action has offices all over the country, and that’s part of what makes us strong.

Take the Pledge!

Take the Pledge to Reduce Single-Use today!

Pledge to reduce your reliance on single-use disposable products and packaging.

Let's Call For Sustainable Funding For Safe and Affordable Drinking Water

Each year more than 1 million Californians are served water that does not meet safe drinking water standards. That's unacceptable. Let's call for change. 

What’s in the Package?

Thousands of toxic chemicals are making their way from packaging into your food. We're calling for California lawmakers to show leadership in granting consumers the right to know: What's in the package?

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PFASs Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

PFASs are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances These chemicals are very long-lived, which means that they remain in the environment and in humans and wildlife for a very long time. Two of these chemicals, PFOA and PFOS are relatively well known, and manufacturers have voluntarily stopped producing them. However, PFOA and PFAS continue to be detected at contaminated sites, in water, and in our bodies.

Join Us To Celebrate Leaders for Safe Water!

In 2019, Clean Water Action is helping lead the fight for clean water in California focusing especially on people living in communities without access to clean drinking water.

From We All Live Downstream

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Planting Trees, Growing Environmental Leaders

June 19, 2019

In May, I finished my third semester teaching a college dual enrollment Healthy Communities course at Madison Park Academy in the Sobrante Park District of East Oakland.

Room full of community members at SNAPS air monitors launch

SNAPS Air Monitoring Launch in Lost Hills

June 5, 2019

On May 13th, with the symbolic press of a green button, Comite Lost Hills En Accion (Committee Lost Hills in Action), successfully launched the SNAPS (Study of Neighborhood Air near Petroleum Sourc