The California Legislature recently passed SB-200 that will create an annual fund of $130 million to tackle the state’s drinking water problems. Approximately one million Californians do not have access to clean drinking water due to natural or man-made causes. SB-200 will give public agencies, nonprofits, public utilities, mutual water companies, tribes, and groundwater sustainability agencies the opportunity to apply for funding to remediate their drinking water problems. Governor Newsom is expected to sign the bill into law. Here are five things you need to know about SB-200:
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