Water filters may soon be a reality at Arvin High

Arvin High School may be next in line for water stations with arsenic-removing filters — several sites in South Kern County have been found to have unsafe arsenic levels in the water, and elementary schools in the district have been equipped with refillable water stations and filtered fountains.  Community members say it’s time for high schools to share in the benefit. “I […]

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Agua 4 All featured on Univision

The east valley has long felt the health harms of not having access to clean drinking water. A health profile of the area found children there drink sugary drinks in lieu of water, raising their chances of developing obesity and diabetes. The national Spanish-language news station Univision took notice of the Agua 4 All campaign, which is helping increase access to drinking water by installing water […]

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‘Agua 4 All’ in Kern County

Residents from Arvin to Lamont have endured years of scarcity of clean drinking water, mostly due to the high levels of arsenic and a lack of proper sanitation infrastructure. But a new initiative has launched to help locals get clean drinking water at several filling stations throughout the community. The initiative is opening 120 taps in two pilot locations – South […]

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