To promote clean, safe water and environments and empowered, just communities for all North Carolinians through outreach, advocacy, education, and technical assistance.

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Clean, safe, accessible water for all North Carolinians, protected by empowered, educated communities and a publicly accountable government and economy.

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  • Safe Drinking Water for ALL this Giving Tuesday!

    Hi friend!

    This is Rachel Velez, Water Justice Program Director for Clean Water for North Carolina. I work directly with low income, rural, and BIPOC communities to help address drinking water concerns, provide resources for water testing, and educate individuals on their drinking water rights.

    We are a small team with a HUGE vision: Safe, affordable drinking water for ALL North Carolinians! 

    Just this past year, I helped draft policy recommendations that we hope will strengthen protections for private well users across the state, including increasing funding for low-income households to test their drinking water.

    This Giving Tuesday, consider joining our membership and supporting our work to help more rural, low-income households have access to clean drinking water.

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