Oregon Water Futures Project takes learnings to legislators and wins new funding for equitable water access
A new partnership to elevate community voices in water policy and define water justice with Oregonians on the frontlines of our water challenges.
“Forever chemicals” and where they’re being found in Oregon.
Where it comes from, health impacts, and who is working to solve these problems.
State action is needed to make sure Oregonians have access to running water for hygiene and health during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
The water flowing in streams and percolating in the ground is directly connected to what comes out of your tap. We depend on clean water to support healthy communities, a vibrant economy, and habitat for native fish and wildlife. Water is the fundamental building block that defines our way of life in the Northwest.
But our clean water is at risk.
The EPA recently started the process to repeal the Clean Water Rule, a landmark set of guidelines that strengthened protections for important waterways. Without it, fewer streams, wetlands, and other waters would be protected by the Clean Water Act’s requirement to clean up polluted waters, its ...
Yesterday the Trump Administration put the sources of drinking water for more than 4 million Oregonians at greater risk, along with the streams and wetlands that filter pollution and provide habitat for wildlife, by starting the process to repeal the Clean Water Rule.