Fresno Bee: 'We've been neglectful, and it's outrageous.' Newsom signs clean water bill in Fresno County

July 24, 2019

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund bill in the tiny Fresno County community of Tombstone Territory - where residents rely on bottled water because the water from their private wells is contaminated. 

Starting next year, Senate Bill 200 will provide $130 million annually to clean up drinking water in California communities like Tombstone that lack access to safe water. 

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