Conservation Training

Threats on Tap - Marginalized Communities at Risk: A Panel Discussion on Water Systems & Marginalized Communities

September 15, 2021

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Online

While the Safe Drinking Water Act guarantees all Wisconsinites access to clean, drinkable water, not everyone can safely turn on the tap. The United States has remarkable water systems, developed over two centuries of technological, institutional and economic advances. However, the benefits of those systems have not been equally felt across the state. Water systems that serve marginalized areas – communities of color, low-income communities and rural communities – are more likely to be unsafe. Hear about the efforts to understand and to secure safe and affordable drinking water for every community.