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Stocking up on bottled water. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Online Petition Calls Out Nestlé For Bottling California’s Water, Selling It For Profit During Drought

CourageCampaign.org is specifically calling out Nestlé in an online petition for its practices of bottling California water and selling it for profit.

04/06/2015

(credit: California Department of Water Resources)

Heavy Rains With Warmer Temperatures Not Diminishing California’s Drought Worries

This week has gotten off to a rainy start with some areas receiving more than an inch—a nice addition to last week’s heavy rain. Despite that, it may not be delivering exactly what California needs to get out of this drought.

12/15/2014

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Bay Area Study Examines Cell Phones As Global Link To Clean Water, Sanitation

Globally, there are 1 Billion people without safe water, and over 2 Billion without proper sanitation.

05/04/2012

People drink water from a six spigot water fountain. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Nearest Drinking Fountain? There’s An App For That

An East Bay environmentalist is hoping a smart phone application to locate drinking fountains will cut down on all that plastic bottled water waste.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/23/2011