News & Updates

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 dedicated to building a movement of strong environmental leaders, and fighting to hold politicians accountable on campaigns to protect the health and environment of communities as well as promote social justice. We are hiring environmental advocates to grow within the organization and the movement.

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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