Protecting Water In Connecticut

Clean Water is working to ensure that small streams and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act’s pollution control programs. 

Pile of cololrful plastic bottles. Photo Credit: Don Pablo/Shutterstock

Bottling Connecticut's Water?

Here is a 5-point plan to ensure transparency and protect our water. This plan would address these issues on a statewide level. 

Connecticut Residents, Advocacy Groups Voice Concerns Over Deal With Niagara

MDC and the Town Of Bloomfield To Privatize And Sell Water; Advocates  Urge CT General Assembly to Support State New Legislation To Protect Water

Protecting Hartford’s Drinking Water: City Council Passes Resolution Supporting EPA Rule

HARTFORD - Tuesday night, the Hartford City Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and US Army Corps of Engineers’ proposal to clarify protection of streams and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.

In Celebration of World Water Day, State Environmental Advocates Urge Stronger Protection of Connecticut's Waters

In recognition of World Water Day, many of Connecticut’s major environmental groups announced their renewed commitment to safeguard all the state’s water resources including streams, rivers, lakes, wetlands and drinking water sources.

From We All Live Downstream

Ct Youth Advocates
February 27, 2019

Students and young people all over the world are standing up to address many significant problems facing our society—and making a big difference!  We’re doing the same by launching a club at our school called “Choate for Clean Water.” As juniors in high-school, we became concerned about clean drinking water through our passion of politics and environmental studies. Our club’s focus is to raise awareness and educate within our community about the importance of clean water and how policies at the state and federal level impact our water.

CT Lake Zoar
July 23, 2018

Connecticut’s State Water Plan, finalized in January 2018, is an historic achievement to coordinate the use, management, protection, and conservation of our water now and into the future.

CT Capitol building flickr.com/craigfildes cc
June 18, 2018

It takes a lot to build momentum and political will against big utilities and corporate interests but that’s what happened this legislative session thanks to the power of Clean Water Action. Our coordinated campaign, together with other allies, helped pass policies for bold climate action and expanded renewable energy.