Tap Water Quality and Distrust in Los Angeles County

Strategies to address premise plumbing
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Tap Water Distrust Among Parents and Caregivers in Kern County, CA

UCLA study highlights Latinos’ distrust of tap water and solutions that could improve consumption and use of tap water by residents.

New roadmap sets forth path toward comprehensively assessing the nation’s drinking water quality for the first time

UCLA Luskin researchers and Rural Community Assistance Partnership Incorporated plan to implement the recommendations over the next five years

Report: Variation in Household Water and Sewer Bills across 4 U.S. States

New 4-state study of drinking water and sewer service bill levels finds remarkably similar state averages but varying local expenditure burdens.

Welcome to our new water equity researcher, Grace Harrison

Learn more about our new team member and her research
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Supporting safe, clean water through water system partnerships

New water system consolidation guide bolsters access to reliable drinking water
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We’re jointly hiring a Water Equity and Adaptation Policy Researcher!

Apply for this Cooperative Extension position by Monday, November 14
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We’re hiring a Manager of Water Equity Research!

Apply by Tuesday, September 6
Rainwater flowing into a storm drain in Los Angeles

Informing equitable stormwater investments in L.A. County

Findings from new UCLA report emphasize the need for community-selected and benefiting projects
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San Joaquin Valley tap water trust

Human Right to Water Solutions Lab researchers and collaborators spoke with residents in the San Joaquin Valley about their trust in tap water.