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TOMORROW: Governor Gavin Newsom Heads to Central Valley to Sign Bill to Create Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund

SANGER – Tomorrow morning, Wednesday, July 24, Governor Gavin Newsom will visit the community of Tombstone to sign SB 200, authored by Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel), which creates the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund. He will talk with families and members of the community who lack access to safe drinking water.

Approximately 1 million Californians lack access to safe drinking water, and some schools have shut down drinking fountains due to contamination. SB 200 creates a funding solution by allocating up to $130 million per year to safe drinking water projects.

Who: Governor Gavin Newsom; Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel); Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica); and families and members of the community

When: Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.

Where: 3815 Cottle Avenue, Sanger, CA 93657(about 25 minutes east of Fresno.)

**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed media only. Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to Danella.Debel@gov.ca.gov.