Water

Clean water is the foundation for healthy & prosperous communities. While our nation has made significant progress since the 1970’s in cleaning up many of our rivers, bays and other vital water resources, we still face significant water quality and quantity challenges. Drinking water sources are threatened by pollution and overconsumption, and some of these threats are made worse by climate change.

Recent Actions

Protect Affordable Water for All in California!

The livelihood of millions of Californians has been drastically impacted by the pandemic, with many struggling to pay for basic needs such as housing a

Tell the Michigan Public Service Commission to Reject the Line 5 Tunnel Scheme!

The Michigan Public Service Commission is currently accepting comments on Enbridge’s request to relocate Line 5 in a tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac.

Close Pennsylvania’s Leachate Loophole

Take Action! Email your state legislators today and urge them to support passage of bills that close the Leachate Loophole.

Tell the Senate: Protect Our Freedom to Vote

Reforming our democracy is essential to protecting our water, taking bold action to address the climate crisis, and protecting our communities.

Water Blog Posts

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December 8, 2021

Join our Clean Water Week of Giving happening Dec 13-17 in Connecticut!

November 18, 2021

With your support, Clean Water Action is making a big impact for our water, health and communities across the country! Check out this roundup of the latest and greatest accomplishments. To support our programs, make a special contribution here. By speaking out together, our voices are heard!

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October 22, 2021

This week marks the 49th anniversary of the passage of the Clean Water Act, our landmark Federal water protection law. In 1972, the Act set a goal of eliminating pollution in our rivers, lakes, streams and bays by 1985. While we’ve made a lot of progress toward this goal, we are certainly not there.