Clean water advocates want state leaders to create a safe and affordable drinking water fund for hundreds of communities throughout California. Capital Public Radio's Health Care reporter Ja'Nel Johnson has details about how this fund might be created.
California is moving forward with rules for how water districts can turn what goes down your toilet back into drinking water. State regulators are taking comments on a kind of water recycling where wastewater sits in a lake before being treated. Capital Public Radio's Daniel Potter reports next up might be a way to skip the wait.
A new study finds that as many as one million students in California have attended schools with water systems that didn't meet safe drinking water standards. Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports.
The emergency drought relief bill that California lawmakers will begin voting on today would create a new state office. That might sound fairly mundane. But as Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports, supporters say it could help disadvantaged communities.