April 14 2016

South Kern Sol – South Kern Community Celebrates Safe Water at #Agua4All Rally

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…According to California State Water Resources Control Board’s Annual Compliance Report, more than 1 million Californians do not have access to safe drinking water in their homes, schools or neighborhoods. Water contamination is known to be associated with cancer, impaired development, diabetes and more. “An exposure to unsafe water increased children and adults to risks that include learning disabilities and certain types of cancer,” said Phelps. Phelps went on to say that it is critical for the community to have safe water as the human body needs water to function at a regular level…

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