News & Updates

Kensington neighborhood, Philadelphia / photo: flickr.com/pwbaker (CC BY-NC 2.0)
April 10, 2018

Residents interested in becoming Green Ambassadors can reach out for in-home “walk-throughs” where Clean Water Fund will assist them in identifying possible lead sources in their own homes so they may learn to do the same for their neighbors.

Wetlands
April 25, 2017

Clean Water Action’s Putting Drinking Water First approach means making drinking water impacts a primary consideration when developing regulations and other programs involving upstream activities that could negatively impact downstream drinking water sources. The EPA/Corps Clean Water Rule better protects tributaries that impact the health of downstream waters, include drinking water sources: The Clean Water Rule has concrete implications for source water protection and for drinking water quality.

February 23, 2017

Looking for ways to get involved to protect clean water and public health? Volunteer!

October 5, 2016

Our Grassroots Management Trainee positions are open to those who want to develop into Field Managers and Canvass Directors.

September 26, 2016

Clean Water Action is currently hiring field staff and interns to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities. We are looking to add to our current staff of committed, professional, and highly skilled activists to act as front line ambassadors in the communities that we serve.

Lake Erie Algal Bloom - August 2015. Photo Credit: NOAA Great Lakes CoastWatch
August 26, 2016

In summer 2014 the residents in and around Toledo, Ohio were told not to drink, cook, or bathe with the water from their faucets. A massive growth of toxic blue-green algae got into Toledo's drinking water intake and the system had to be flushed.

Xeriscape in Texas, photo: David Foster
April 6, 2016

Learn More About the Texas Water Crisis, State Law, and Drought Resistant Landscaping

Would you like to save water, save money, and still have a beautiful yard? Would you like to help your community and our state save water for wildlife and for future generations of Texans?

Clean Energy Wind Turbine Sun
March 18, 2016

Connecticut has a great way to connect skilled volunteers and residents to local energy planning and policy efforts: the Clean Energy Task Force. There are more than 60 task forces across the state.

Cleaning Products, photo: istock alexdans
January 20, 2016

Do you wonder if the chemicals used in your laundry detergent, cleaners and other household products are safe?

Xeriscape in Texas, photo: Bob Beyer
December 28, 2015

“Xeriscape” simply means landscaping with plants that do well in the local climate without requiring much, if any, additional water beyond normal rainfall. Use the resources on this site to transform your yard and your community’s landscape to protect our water resources.

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