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Water in the news

The New York Times, July 24, 2019The crisis lurking in Californians’ taps: how 1,000 water systems may be at risk

Raconteur, September 18,2018Supporting the human right to water

The New York Times, August 21, 2018Safe Drinking Water for All

Water Deeply, August 21, 2018California’s Can’t-Miss Chance to Provide Safe Drinking water for All

Water Deeply, June 14, 2018Toxic Trap: Groundwater Overpumping Boosts Arsenic in California Aquifer

NewsDeeply.com Water Deeply, July 5, 2017T is for Toxic: Danger Lurking in California School Drinking Fountains

NewsDeeply.com Water Deeply, July 5, 2017Systemic Failure: Why 1 Million Californians Lack Safe Drinking Water

NewsDeeply.com Water Deeply, July 5, 2017Getting to the Roots of California’s Drinking Water Crisis

NewsDeeply.com Water Deeply, July 5, 2017The California Drought Isn’t Over, It Just Went Underground

NPR Valley Public Radio, May 2, 2017—Drinking Water Is A Human Right, But These Valley Residents Don’t Have It 

NPR Capital Public Radio, April 10, 2017As California Lifts Drought Restrictions, Rural Areas Still Lack Running Water

Weather.com, March 24, 2017As Many as 700,000 Californians Are Drinking Contaminated Water

Reuters.com, March 22, 2017—Exclusive: Lead poisoning afflicts neighborhoods across California

EDF, March 20, 2017New film shows that clean water isn’t a guarantee for many in California

EDF, March 14, 2017Grading the nation: Lead pipe disclosure policies

ABC 30, March 9, 2017—Merced County schools hope new water fountains improve access to safe drinking water

NBC 7 San Diego, March 7, 2017Thousands of Californians Have Contaminated Water Coming From Taps

The Sacramento BEE, February 17, 2017—California has its own Flint, needs funding for safe drinking water

The Sacramento Bee, February 11, 2017—Most Sacramento area schools do not test drinking water for lead


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(Last updated December 2018.)