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No Forever Chemicals Detected in Oxnard’s Drinking Water

No Forever Chemicals Detected in Oxnard’s Drinking Water

OXNARD, Calif. – Oxnard’s commitment to protecting local drinking water sources continues as the City’s tap water remains safe, clean and reliable.  Water quality testing shows there are no per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) contaminants in any of Oxnard’s water sources.  PFAS (also known as “forever chemicals”) are the subject of news reports across the country […]

Drinking California tap water could increase risk of cancer: study

Drinking California tap water could increase risk of cancer: study

By Lia Eustachewich H2 oh no. Sipping water from the tap in California over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer, according to a new study that found a variety of contaminants in drinks. Scientists with the Environmental Working Group took an unfiltered look at data on the levels of toxic particles […]

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces the Sale of $83.9 Million in Green Bonds for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program

State Treasurer Fiona Ma Announces the Sale of $83.9 Million in Green Bonds for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program

SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the sale today of $83.9 million in revenue bonds on behalf of the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) to provide financial assistance to local governments for safe drinking water projects. The sale represents the inaugural issuance of bonds by the California Infrastructure and Economic […]

Drinking Water and Water Resource Supplies Safe

Drinking Water and Water Resource Supplies Safe

Ventura, CA – A recent water quality report has determined that Ventura County’s drinking water and water resource supplies are not adversely affected by oil and gas production activities in the county. Water providers, or purveyors, throughout the County unanimously report that drinking water is safe and water supplies meet stringent water quality standards. The study […]

Call the Capitol now to stop the water tax!

Call the Capitol now to stop the water tax!

The California Legislature is about to pass a new tax on drinking water, Senate Bill 845. This measure has already passed in the state Senate and could move quickly to the floor of the state Assembly. Although tax increases require a two-thirds vote, this legislation would pass with a simple majority of 50 percent plus […]

Water Foundation Campaign Draws Attention to California’s Drinking Water Crisis

Water Foundation Campaign Draws Attention to California’s Drinking Water Crisis

Safe Drinking Water Website and Radio Ads Launch During National Drinking Water Week The Water Foundation is launching a website today addressing California’s drinking water crisis. The website, SafeWaterForCA.org, will also be advertised on the radio around the state in areas with high numbers of contaminated water systems. “Contaminated drinking water is an issue that […]

Directly drinking treated wastewater could be in Californians’ future

Directly drinking treated wastewater could be in Californians’ future

Metropolitan Water: EPA Gold King Mine Spill–3 million gallons of toxic waste– will Not affect our drinking water