National News

Clean Water Action Statement on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

August 10, 2021

“The Senate’s passage of the bi-partisan infrastructure deal is an important first step towards long-overdue investment in our nation’s infrastructure- but it falls well short of what is needed to address the climate crisis and protect the health of our communities."


Clean Water Action Applauds the House for Needed Investments in Drinking Water

July 1, 2021

"We applaud the House for including $45 billion in funding for lead service line replacement in the INVEST in America Act"

Clean Water Action: SCOTUS Decision on Voting Rights Highlights the Urgent Need for Congress to Protect Our Freedom to Vote

July 1, 2021

"Today’s decision makes passing legislation to strengthen our democracy and buttress the freedom vote even more important."

The Filibuster Must End and the Senate Must Pass the For the People Act

June 22, 2021

"Protecting our water and health depend on a robust democracy, in which all of our voices are heard. We will push Democrats to protect our freedom to vote and strengthen our elections, however they can."


Biden Administration Pledges to Protect Clean Water. Action Needed Now.

June 9, 2021

Washington DC -- Today the Biden administration announced its plan to safeguard water and communities across the nation by reconsidering the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule, which stripped certain streams and wetlands of Clean Water Act protection. 

George Floyd memorial. Photo credit:, Creative Commons license

Clean Water Action Statement on the Conviction of Derek Chauvin

April 20, 2021

“We are glad that some measure of justice was served and we hope that this verdict will bring some accountability to those who murdered George Floyd."