Revealing the Invisible Coachella Valley: Putting Cumulative Environmental Vulnerabilities on the Map is the result of a two-year partnership with environmental justice, health, and farm worker advocates. The report shows that the majority of residents, who are primarily low-income people of color, face extreme levels of environmental hazards including drinking water contamination, hazardous land uses, pesticides as well as poor quality housing and infrastructure. The report was designed and conducted by the CRC; it was commissioned by the California Institute for Rural Studies with generous support from T. Building Healthy Communities
Read the media advisory.
Download the English version of the report here.
Download the Spanish version of the report here.
Map 2. Levels of Contaminants in Drinking Water and Impaired Water Bodies, Close-up of Study Area, 2006-2010 (here)
Download the Technical Appendix here.