Watch as Julie Connel, an RCAC rural development specialist, creates an edible aquifer to demonstrate the way pollutants like motor oil, transmission fluid and fertilizer can impact water quality.
The benefits of Community Development Block Grants, or CDBGs, are largely hidden but if they are cut – as they’re slated to be – many communities will find themselves in difficult situations.
…landowners from regions east of Paso Robles in unincorporated San Luis Obispo County—Estrella-El Pomar-Creston and Sandon-San Juan— are now collaborating to form their own water districts.
RCAC received a $10,000 SoCalGas Environmental Champions Grant to support RCAC’s Agua4All program in Kern County. RCAC will use this funding to install three water bottle filling stations in Greenfield Union schools; provide education and community outreach to change negative perceptions about drinking tap water; and distribute reusable water bottles to children within the school district.
The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WINN) Act became law in January. … The law authorizes vital water resource development projects, addresses drinking water safety and natural resource issues such as water storage in California and the West.