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How the drought is impacting Californian's access to water

September 21, 2021

The impacts of climate change are intensifying across the United States.

Largest Oil Wastewater Pit Facility in California to Close After Prop 65 Settlement: Statement

“As we struggle to secure clean air and clean water for families here in the Central Valley, the last thing we need is irresponsible companies dumping their toxic water near our communities, endangering both water and air, and placing our families at risk.” said Jesus Alonso, Kern Community Organizer at Clean Water Fund and Clean Water Action. “This incredible victory is a testament to the power of community residents and allies working together to hold industry accountable and help families breathe a little easier.”

Clean Water Action Statement on Governor Newsom's Executive Order to Phase Out Oil Production

April 23, 2021

Oakland -- Today, Governor Newsom announced that he is directing state agencies to develop a plan to phase out oil production in California by 2045 and to ban fracking by 2025.

Grassroots Organizing: Our Canvass

February 20, 2021

Working at Clean Water Action means working with passionate and purpose-driven people who share a common vision: harnessing the power of people to make a difference. As community organizers, it is our job to create effective change through public outreach; educating and empowering people to take action on issues affecting our environment and health. Join our team to be part of this strength-in-numbers strategy. Apply to join our field team or our phone team.

Sen. Dodd Introduces Water Access Equity Bills

January 19, 2021

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

One-Year Anniversary of SB 200 - Water Advocates Urge State to Sustain Progress and Maintain Full Funding for Safe Drinking Water

July 23, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic exposed critical need to provide safe water for all, but too many Californians still go without