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.
West Sacramento, Calif. – Recently the California State Water Board mandated that local water districts provide free water testing for lead contamination at the point of use in California schools—when the school requests it. Lead in drinking water is serious, but schools have options to mitigate contamination, including access to technical assistance and funding.