There are no quick fixes to the state’s water woes – and so many impoverished residents remain exposed to unsafe water.
For Indians who are not part of a casino-connected tribe, life on the state’s reservations and rancherias can be a hardscrabble existence.
Clear Lake was once a resort destination. When its water quality deteriorated, tourism plunged.
From Slab City to the Gran Plaza, residents ”eke by” in the shadows of California agribusiness.
Co-published by The Guardian
Love and energy aren’t always enough to provide what Allensworth, a historic African-American town, needs most: clean water, accessible to all.