Report Details Extent Of Water Contamination In CaliforniaChemicals used for carpets and anti-stain products have been found in water sources for 7.5 million people in California, detailing the extent of the problem as state regulators work to develop safety levels for the contaminants that have been linked to cancer.
Sutter County Ordered To Reduce Arsenic Levels In Drinking WaterSutter County has been ordered to reduce arsenic levels in its drinking water or face some steep penalties from the Environmental Protection Agency.
California Senate Approve $130M Clean Drinking Water FundThe California Senate on Monday sent legislation to Gov Gavin Newsom's desk that will spend $130 million a year over the next decade to improve drinking water for about a million people.
California Assembly OKs Clean Drinking Water FundThe California state Assembly has approved a bill that would spend up to $130 million a year to improve drinking water.
Report: 1 Out Of 5 California Schools Found Detectable Levels Of Lead In Drinking WaterLead is linked to learning disabilities, behavior problems and many other health effects.
California Taps Clean Air Money To Pay For Drinking WaterCalifornia lawmakers have agreed to pay for drinking water improvements with money from a climate change fund.
Arsenic In Drinking Water Damages Hearts Of Young Adults, Study SaysYoung adults free of diabetes and cardiovascular disease developed heart damage after only five years of exposure to low-to-moderate levels of arsenic commonly found in groundwater.
Moms Of Kids With Cancer Turn Attention From School Cell Tower To The WaterAfter four kids were diagnosed with cancer at one school, parents convinced the district, and the cell phone company, to remove the cell tower on campus.
Uranium Increasingly Showing Up In Western States' Drinking Water SystemsIn a trailer park tucked among irrigated orchards that help make California’s San Joaquin Valley the richest farm region in the world, 16-year-old Giselle Alvarez, one of the few English-speakers in the community of farmworkers, puzzles over the notices posted on front doors: There’s a danger in their drinking water.
Work Begins On Barge To Pump Water From Folsom Lake If Water Level Gets Too LowCalifornia’s prolonged drought is affecting Folsom Lake, and soon to affect the drinking water supply for residents.
San Diego Eyes Recycling Wastewater For DrinkingSan Diego City Council expected to advance a plan to produce 83 million gallons of recycled water a day by 2035; one-third of the city's water supply.
Water Picture Improves For Some California TownsList of rural water systems with less than 2 months supply falls from 17 to 3.
EPA: Calif. Failed To Spend $455M On Water ProjectsFederal regulators say California's Department of Public Health failed to spend $455 million meant to improve drinking water infrastructure — at a time when thousands rely on groundwater laced with nitrates and other contaminants.
Gov. Declares Emergency Over Barstow WaterGov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency Saturday in Barstow, where excessive levels of a chemical found in rocket fuel has left the water contaminated for more than 40,000 customers of the local supplier.