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Tag: Water

Action 17

Advocate for water affordability through equitable utility pricing, Cal Fresh/EBT water supplements, reducing obstacles to lifeline rates and water-efficient appliance subsidies.

Action 18

Assess vulnerability of the region’s drinking water systems and create an action plan to reduce or eliminate vulnerabilities.

Action 19

Develop an equitable policy framework for mapping, addressing and alerting the public to drinking water quality issues that originate from on-site and systemic plumbing issues, incorporating reporting from water agencies as well as crowdsourcing.

Action 20

Provide support for small water systems to access State financing mechanisms, and support development of new financing mechanisms to repair water infrastructure and/or incentives for consolidation, and ensure rates are kept affordable.

Action 21

Advocate for the inclusion of a low interest financing mechanism for property owners to replace leaky, corroded, and/or unsafe pipes and fixtures.

Action 25

Increase resources such as drinking water fountains, bathrooms, showers, kitchens, and laundry facilities in parks and public spaces that can be activated to support community resilience during emergencies.

Action 26A

Conduct a Countywide climate vulnerability assessment that addresses social infrastructure vulnerability and use it to guide priorities for investments in public health preparedness, emergency preparedness and response planning, and community resiliency.

Action 26B

Conduct a Countywide climate vulnerability assessment that addresses physical infrastructure vulnerability and use it to guide priorities for investments in building upgrades, infrastructure improvements, and zoning and code changes.

Action 27

Develop a comprehensive urban heat island mitigation strategy and implementation plan that addresses cool pavements and roofs, pavement reduction, and urban greening.

Action 29

Adopt CALGreen Tier 1 green building standards and identify which Tier 2 standards could be adopted as code amendments.

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