IS YOUR DRINKING
YOU LIVE IN A LOW INCOME OR COMMUNITY OF COLOR!
VIOLATORS of the Safe Drinking Water Act are 40% more likely to serve people of color.
27 MILLION Americans get water from systems that VIOLATE health standards.
Nearly HALF of all Tribal homes DO NOT HAVE reliable, clean water for drinking or basic sanitation.
3 out of 4 Black Americans are more likely to live near POLLUTING FACILITIES.
55% of Black Americans say that they only drink bottled water at home.
Only 1 IN 5 Latinos are “Very Confident” in their tap water.
85% of an infant’s exposure to lead comes from formula mixed with tap water.
WHAT’S AT STAKE? WE NEED TO FIGHT FOR CLEAN, AFFORDABLE WATER LIKE OUR LIVES DEPEND ON IT…
Yet, only 17 of California’s 58 counties have local water systems that fully comply with state and federal drinking water standards.
WATER IS ESSENTIAL TO LIFE
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
SIGN OUR PETITION!
Join thousands of Californians in this fight to demand clean, affordable drinking water and stop regressive drought policies which disproportionately hit poor people harder!
ABOUT OUR MOVEMENT
We are a movement fighting to give communities of color equal access to safe, clean and affordable water. We are a growing coalition of social justice advocacy groups: