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Over 4 Million California Households Face $1 Billion in Water Debt

California is facing a water affordability crisis. The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) released new survey results conducted from November 2020 to January 12, 2021, finding that… Read More…


CCKA Introduces Legislation to Prepare California for Sea Level Rise

While the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis has properly been the focus of the California Legislature over the past nine months, there are many statewide challenges on the horizon. One… Read More…


California Adopts New Protections for Rivers & Wildlife

After nearly two decades, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has adopted statewide Toxicity Provisions to protect the health of California’s rivers and wildlife. Rivers and streams… Read More…


Precedent-Setting Action to Protect Our Coast & Ocean from Stormwater Pollution

California is home to a vibrant and unique coast that attracts millions of visitors each year – and this has proven especially true during the COVID-19 pandemic as families sought… Read More…


Legislative Safeguards for California’s Rivers, Fish, & Communities, Despite an Unprecedented Time

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our communities, businesses, and lives in unprecedented ways – and similarly challenged the California Legislature with a historically short session due to closures of the… Read More…


Remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Photo: Getty Images Following last week’s death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, women of California Waterkeeper legal teams honor the legacy she leaves behind. Known fondly as the… Read More…


Water Boards: Don’t Give Polluters a Pass with Staffing Gaps

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainty and tested the resolve of people, businesses, and governments around the world. The holds true in California, which faces a $54.3 billion budget deficit… Read More…


Outdated Coastal Power Plants Need to Pay Their Full Share

The State Water Board voted on Tuesday to keep four outdated, fossil-fueled power plants operating along California’s coast. This vote followed brief rolling blackouts last month, yet was based on energy… Read More…


CCKA Releases Ten Principles for Healthy & Climate-Resilient Waterways

Photo: Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Management California’s waterways play a key role in the health of California’s varied ecosystems and communities. California’s interconnected rivers and streams, however, are threatened… Read More…


Keep Your Family & Pets Safe from Harmful Algal Blooms

Every summer, rivers, lakes, and streams across California experience an outbreak in algae blooms, which are often toxic, make people sick, and are deadly for dogs. This past month alone, California… Read More…


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