California is the world’s sixth largest economy, and yet some 300 of the state’s communities lack access to safe and affordable drinking water. A coalition of clean water advocates and legislators want to change that by passing a law that would create a new Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund.
Recent study findings determine that non-white adults, especially Black and Hispanic minorities, experience mild dehydration more often than white adults.
The proposed Kettleman Reservoir aims to reconstruct a portion of the old Tulare Lake bed to restore depleted groundwater supplies.
A long battle over water rights in the Pojoaque River Basin in New Mexico, to the north of Santa Fe, has finally culminated in a settlement that awards high-priority rights to four local pueblos.
The city of Española, New Mexico will receive a $649,000 grant to replace old infrastructure and improve the city’s water system.