Drinking Water

Public slow to respond to new drinking water program for rural San Joaquin Valley residents

 •  by Jesse Vad, SJV Water reporting trainee

The state is finally beginning to address a decades-long problem of dangerous drinking water in parts of the San Joaquin Valley under a new “management zone” program but hardly anyone is paying attention. Even the prospect of free water testing and free water hasn’t garnered much enthusiasm. Regardless of the lackluster response, program managers will…

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Drinking Water

California Tribes Call Out Degradation of Clear Lake

 •  by Brett Walton

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece is part of a collaboration that includes the Institute for Nonprofit News, California Health Report, Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism, Circle of Blue, Columbia Insight, Ensia, High Country News, New Mexico In Depth and SJV Water. It was made possible by a grant from The Water Desk, with support from Ensia…

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