Water infrastructure is in dire need of improvement, especially in the West. Despite aging reservoirs, treatment plants and pipelines, Congress has been unwilling to allocate funding to improve current conditions.
Public Health Advocates will host a one-day conference “Tackling the Health Politics of Water” June 14 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento. Participants will discuss ways to protect, distribute, promote and ensure access to safe drinking water for everybody in every community in California and beyond.
The city of Yerington, Nevada, announced during an Earth Day celebration that it had received approval for federal loans and grants for a $36 million project to replace old water and wastewater collection lines.
The public is invited to attend a hearing on SB 623 (Monning) on April 19, at 8:30 AM. The hearing will most likely be between 9:30 and 11:00 AM.
Merced, Calif. –Dignity Health, The California Endowment, Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) and Le Grand and Planada school districts gathered on March 9 to celebrate the newly unveiled water bottle filling stations that have been installed in elementary, middle and high schools.