The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment and the California Environmental Protection Agency have partnered with Comite Civico Del Valle, Inc. and the University of Washington to examine the quality of canal water used for domestic purposes in the Imperial Valley. Their study, “Water Quality Assessment for Rural Communities in Imperial County,” has the following aims:
• Identify and quantify contaminants in the canal water at connections to Imperial households.
• Work alongside the community during planning, sampling, and results dissemination.
• Conduct an educational campaign tailored to community needs.
• Generate data to inform CalEnviroScreen.
See the factsheet on the study below to learn more information.
For more information, please visit Comite Civico Del Valle's website.