We can all do more: we can conserve grey water for other uses, we can shorten our showers, we can install water saving nozzles and high-efficiency appliances. We need to do as much as we can as individuals, congregations and communities to reduce our unnecessary use of water. And industry can do more, too. The […]
There has been an on-going controversy surrounding the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP). Since December 13, 2013, this plan has been under-going public scrutiny; alongside Governor Jerry Brown, who endorses it. The plan claims that the “BDCP would secure California’s water supply by building new water delivery infrastructure and operating the system to improve the […]
As many as 2 million Californians face significant challenges with water and sanitation. Water that is contaminated with nitrates, arsenic, lead, pesticides, and industrial chemicals.
Who Carries Their Water? Excellent Sacramento Bee article on toxic pollution of water sources in the Tulare basin and Salinas Valley, 2012. Who Owns the Water? By Rev. Darcey Laine, 2007 Selected passages from the Rev. Thomas Starr King’s Writings on God, Humans, and Nature, including “Living Water from Lake Tahoe” (116K PDF file) Water: Sacred and […]
Environmental Justice Coalition for Water The Environmental Justice Coalition for Water’s (EJCW’s) mission is to educate, empower, and nurture a community-based coalition that will serve as a public voice and be an effective advocate of environmental justice issues in California water policy. EJCW recently issued “Thirsty for Justice: A People’s Blueprint for California Water” a […]