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Community Water Center: Clean Water One Grant at a Time

By guest blogger Ruwani Ekanayake “How do you learn about the problem and the power you have to bring about change?” This is a guiding principle of the Community Water Center (CWC), which is dedicated to education and advocacy around drinking water issues in California’s Central Valley. Susana De Anda and Laurel Firestone, the co-founders [...]

Organizing for Clean Water in the Central Valley

The Women’s Foundation of California has long been concerned about the quality of water in our state. Hundreds of thousands of people in the San Joaquin Valley are served water contaminated by bacteria, nitrates, arsenic and disinfectant byproducts. The causes of the contaminants are various, ranging from byproducts of dairy farms to heavy use of [...]

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