Category: Water Equity

Chicago’s Water-For-All Ordinance: What it could mean for the future of Chicago

Posted on September 10, 2021 by

by Amy Heldman With Chicago located right on Lake Michigan’s border, it comes as a shock to many that although we have this tremendous body of water in our backyard, many do not have access to running water.  Skyrocketing water prices in Chicago have left many without access to the very thing that we need […]

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Case Studies: Water Justice Toolkit

Posted on July 8, 2021 by

Excerpts from American River’s “Water Justice Toolkit: A Guide to Address Environmental Inequities in Frontline Communities” CLEAN AND SAFE WATER GUIDE (Page 30) COMMUNITY CASE STUDY: WORKING WITH RESIDENTS TO ENSURESAFE DRINKING WATER When a municipality issues an advisory on elevated lead levels in drinking water, residents are alarmed and looking for answers. Is my […]

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