Putting Water First in Massachusetts

Water is a human right. Clean Water Action is committed to making sure that all communities have access to clean and safe drinking water. Learn more below.

Clean Water Action presents the Lead Reduction Leadership award to the City of Chelsea

What can be done to address lead in Massachusetts communities?

Community members, Cities, States and the Federal Government all have a role to play

Communities can:

Massachusetts State House - William Zhang

Massachusetts Legislative Priorities for 2019-2020

When it comes to protecting children from toxic chemicals, getting lead out of drinking water, putting a stop to climate change or protecting our m

Mt. Holyoke College Restoration Ecology Program receives $50,000 from Clean Water Act settlement

Putting Water First in Massachusetts

Across Massachusetts, stormwater runoff and discharges from stormwater drain pipes ar

From We All Live Downstream

Elijah Romulus
March 29, 2019

Interview by Tova Crystal, Massachusetts Communications Intern

Elijah Romulus is the newest member of the Clean Water Action Advisory Board and is an avid advocate for renewable energy and social justice. Elijah has a Master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University’s UEP program and currently works as the Assistant Town Planner in Bridgewater, MA. Elijah is a “proud Haitian American and proudly from the City of Brockton”-- here’s what else he had to say.

Q: What drove you to work with Clean Water Action?

Massachusetts State House - William Zhang
February 8, 2019

We are gearing up for a new legislative session and that means a brand new slate of bills that our elected officials will be considering for the next two years.  As always, Clean Water Action is committed to being a loud and present voice on Beacon Hill and all over the state fighting for environmental justice, public health, and climate change action.  

Ian and Tova, Massachusetts 2018 Interns
December 27, 2018

You know that Clean Water Action fights for clean air, clean water and healthy communities, but did you know we are also helping to train and mentor the next generation of environmental leaders? Our Youth Action Council offers opportunities for Boston area students to raise their voices in the movement and our internship program gives an in depth experience to two rising leaders each semester.