Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) received a $25,000 grant this week from the Union Bank Foundation to support Agua4All, an initiative that increases access to and consumption of safe drinking water in rural California communities.
Climate change and affordable housing are connected in more ways than we might think.
The road that weaves its way to John Hamner’s Middletown office is little more than a functional strip of asphalt these days. But for a visitor driving along it to see Hamner, the burnt landscape bordering the road is a relentless reminder of the devastating fires that swarmed the area in September.
California’s top environmental officer is calling for renewed attention to the fact that many residents lack access to clean, safe, affordable drinking water.
Southern California’s largest drinking water supplier intends to buy four farming islands in the San Joaquin River Delta to lay claim to the area’s water.