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https:/soundcloud.com/circleofblue/speaking-of-water-looking-back-at-2018-ahead-to-2019/ Speaking of Water – Looking back at 2018, ahead to 2019. December 21, 2019. Circle of Blue senior reporter, Brett Walton, spoke with Heather Cooley of the Pacific Institute and Will Sarni of Water Foundry on U.S. water news and trends to remember, from western water negotiations, business risks and opportunities, and the Clean Water Act. Equally important are the stories which need more attention https://www.circleofblue.org/2017/world/timeline-california-human-right-water/ Timeline: California Human Right to Water. Brett Walton. Circle of Blue. September 13, 2017 https://www.circleofblue.org/2017/world/california-mobile-home-park-residents-face-barriers-clean-water/?mc_cid=ca2a01ef07&mc_eid=322767800e California Mobile Home Park Residents Face Barriers to Clean Water. by Brett Walton. Circle of Blue Water News. October 13, 2017. https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/hr2w/ Human Right to Water Portal. California State Water Resources Control Board. https://www.law.berkeley.edu/files/Water_Report_ 2013_Interactive_ FINAL.pdf The Human Right to Water Bill in California: An implementation framework for state agencies. International Human Rights Law Clinic. University of California, Berkeley, School of Law May 2013. https://www.aclunc.org/sites/default/files/SurveyReport.pdf A Survey of Efforts to Achieve Universal Access to Water and Sanitation in California. ACLU Northern California and Pacific Institute. April 2018. (Report is the first in a series on the human right to water in California.) https://www.aclunc.org/news/california-s-human-right-water-unrealized-many-communities California’s Human Right to Water Unrealized in Many Communities. ACLU Northern California. April 19, 2018. (Report is the first in a series on the human right to water in California.) https://www.nrdc.org/onearth/water-human-rightt Is water a human right? Brian Palmer. On Earth (NRDC). March 3, 2016 https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/USCODE-2010-title42/pdf/USCODE-2010-title42-chap6A-subchapXII.pdf Safe Drinking Water Act http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201120120AB685 California State Assembly Bill 685 http://efc.web.unc.edu/2018/05/02/californias-legislative-effort-to-address-drinking-water-affordability/California’s Legislative Effort to Address Drinking Water Affordability. Claudia Flores. University of North Carolina Environmental Finance Center. May 2, 2018. http://undocs.org/A/RES/64/292 United Nations General Assembly. Human Rights Council. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque. 2 August 2011. Mission to the United States of America https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3P893QyeRM Water and sanitation in the USA UN Human Rights. Video. Sep 15, 2011. UN independent expert on water and sanitation Catarina de Albuquerque says she was shocked that in the richest economy in the world there are still people lacking safe affordable water and sanitation. http://www.recodenow.org/diversity-equity-inclusion-in-water-systems/ Analysis of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Water Systems — We invite your feedback. Recode. Accessed Feb 1, 2019. https://chbooks.com/Books/N/No-Place-To-Go No Place to Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs. By Lezlie Lowe. Coach House Books. Released Sept 14, 2018. https://www.bisnow.com/seattle/news/affordable-housing/portland-developer-continues-efforts-to-help-homeless-89912?utm_source=CopyShare&utm_medium=Browser Columbia Sportswear’s Tim Boyle, and Don Mazziotti https://www.linkedin.com/in/don-f-mazziotti-911161b/ $1.5 million funding from Columbia Sportswear’s Tim Boyle. https://www.wweek.com/news/city/2018/04/15/five-keys-facts-about-the-1-5-million-donation-that-brings-homer-williams-closer-to-opening-a-homeless-shelter/ Five Keys Facts About the $1.5 Million Donation That Brings Homer Williams Closer to Opening a Homeless Shelter. A few things that were notable at the press conference and about Williams’ about-face. By Rachel Monahan. Willamette Week. April 15, 2018. In the most authoritative and strongest terms yet, Portland’s housing market was identified as a public health crisis: “The lack of affordable housing is the most important public health problem in our community,” said Oregon David Bangsberg, dean of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. https://www.koin.com/news/local/multnomah-county/suit-filed-against-harbor-of-hope-s-homeless-shelter/1624228066 Suit filed against Harbor of Hope’s homeless shelter. Developers Jim Winkler, Homer Williams don’t agree on the location. By Jim Redden. Portland Tribune/KOIN. Nov 28, 2018


Urban Rest Stop (Seattle)This project of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) offers hygiene services in downtown Seattle (1924 Ninth Ave 206-332-0110 Mon-Fri 5:30am-9:30pm but closed Fridays 11am-2pm Sat-Sun 8am-3pm); Ballard (2014-B NW 57th St. 206-258-3626 Mon-Fri 6:30am-2:30pm with daily closure from 10:30-11:30am); and U District (1415 NE 43rd St 206-327-0744 Tues-Thurs 9am-11:30am; 1pm-5:30pm; Fri 9am-11:30am; 1pm-5pm) The Urban Rest Stop is a program of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI.) URS provides around 200 showers and 160-200 laundry loads each day. Open year-round. Urban Rest Stop Health Education Program (URSHEP) which offers free health education programming every other Saturday at the URS. Compass Housing Alliance Hygiene Center (Seattle)210 Alaskan Way, Basement Level, Seattle, WA 98104 206.474.1000 Offers toilets, showers and laundry. Open Monday-Friday, 7 am-2:30 pm Hygiene Services Available for People Living Homeless (Seattle)City of Seattle reports 21 of 22 shelter programs include hygiene services; 6 managed encampments provide hygiene services for up to 300 people per night; 11 Day Centers offer hygiene services for all categories of drop-in clients in Seattle; 3 LIHI Urban Rest Stops; 4 Community Centers offer showers and restrooms (Delridge, Green Lake, Miller, Rainier) to people experiencing homelessness; 7 Community Pools offer showers and restrooms for Seattle Public School children and their families experiencing homelessness Homeless ‘safe harbors’ get OK from Wheeler.(Portland)Oregon Harbor of Hope plans to open 5-6 safe harbors by end of the year By Curt Lanning. KOIN. Mar 13, 2017 Harbor of Hope unveils laundry, shower trucks for homeless. Trucks will feature 5 private showers, 12 washers and dryers.(Portland)By Elise Haas and KOIN 6 News Staff Nov 27, 2018 08:06 AM PST PSU study: More needed to understand, solve homeless crisis.(Portland) Portland State University analysis finds no one knows the fully extent and cost of the homeless and affordable housing crisis. By Jim Redden. Portland Tribune .August 10, 2018. Homeless Crisis For Baby Boomers Lies Ahead (Seattle and Portland) Developer Says Seattle Affordable Housing. June 25, 2018.By Shawna De La Rosa, Bisnow. Seattle. Olympic Community Action Programs 2017 Community Needs Assessment.Clallam County and Jefferson County, Washington. Data from respondents mentions showers and hygiene but this is not highlighted in survey. The Dream Center of Serenity House,a drop-in center for homeless and at-risk youth ages 13 to 23, has showers and laundry services, plus provides food, clothing, and counseling for family reunification, school and employment. City of Albuquerque is U of NM partner to make restrooms more accessible for homeless.By Allison Martinez. KREQ. Mar 12, 2019 Restroom refresh: making facilities accessible to the homeless.By Rachel Whitt UNM Newsroom. March 11, 2019. A Paris, les bains-douches de plus en plus populaires.Par Justine Righo. Libération. 11 août 2013. Excellent photos of Paris public baths. Les Bains-douches municipaux.Shows addresses and hours by arrondissement for dozens of public baths operated by the City of Paris. Public Baths and Bathing.Ryan D. Purcell. The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. Sept, 2013. The cholera epidemic of 1849 made people and their governments aware of the benefits of washing and launched the public bathhouse movement. What Became of New York City’s Ubiquitous Public Bathhouses?Curbed Jul 7, 2014. New York City’s free public bath program: making the “Great Unwashed” feel so fresh and so clean since the late 19th century. Made less for recreation than to remedy New York’s public health plights at a time when a survey found there to be only one bathtub for every 79 families living on the Lower East Side, public bathhouses were a great boon to both to the bathers and those who had to inhale their newly cleansed B.O. The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness.PT Library Director Melody Sky Eisler recommends this. In many places, libraries provide the only tax supported public restrooms. Librarians know a great deal about hygiene and houselessness.


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https:/soundcloud.com/circleofblue/speaking-of-water-looking-back-at-2018-ahead-to-2019/ Speaking of Water – Looking back at 2018, ahead to 2019. December 21, 2019. Circle of Blue senior reporter, Brett Walton, spoke with Heather Cooley of the Pacific Institute and Will Sarni of Water Foundry on U.S. water news and trends to remember, from western water negotiations, business risks and opportunities, and the Clean Water Act. Equally important are the stories which need more attention https://www.circleofblue.org/2017/world/timeline-california-human-right-water/ Timeline: California Human Right to Water. Brett Walton. Circle of Blue. September 13, 2017 https://www.circleofblue.org/2017/world/california-mobile-home-park-residents-face-barriers-clean-water/?mc_cid=ca2a01ef07&mc_eid=322767800e California Mobile Home Park Residents Face Barriers to Clean Water. by Brett Walton. Circle of Blue Water News. October 13, 2017. https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/hr2w/ Human Right to Water Portal. California State Water Resources Control Board. https://www.law.berkeley.edu/files/Water_Report_ 2013_Interactive_ FINAL.pdf The Human Right to Water Bill in California: An implementation framework for state agencies. International Human Rights Law Clinic. University of California, Berkeley, School of Law May 2013. https://www.aclunc.org/sites/default/files/SurveyReport.pdf A Survey of Efforts to Achieve Universal Access to Water and Sanitation in California. ACLU Northern California and Pacific Institute. April 2018. (Report is the first in a series on the human right to water in California.) https://www.aclunc.org/news/california-s-human-right-water-unrealized-many-communities California’s Human Right to Water Unrealized in Many Communities. ACLU Northern California. April 19, 2018. (Report is the first in a series on the human right to water in California.) https://www.nrdc.org/onearth/water-human-rightt Is water a human right? Brian Palmer. On Earth (NRDC). March 3, 2016 https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/USCODE-2010-title42/pdf/USCODE-2010-title42-chap6A-subchapXII.pdf Safe Drinking Water Act http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201120120AB685 California State Assembly Bill 685 http://efc.web.unc.edu/2018/05/02/californias-legislative-effort-to-address-drinking-water-affordability/California’s Legislative Effort to Address Drinking Water Affordability. Claudia Flores. University of North Carolina Environmental Finance Center. May 2, 2018. http://undocs.org/A/RES/64/292 United Nations General Assembly. Human Rights Council. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque. 2 August 2011. Mission to the United States of America https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3P893QyeRM Water and sanitation in the USA UN Human Rights. Video. Sep 15, 2011. UN independent expert on water and sanitation Catarina de Albuquerque says she was shocked that in the richest economy in the world there are still people lacking safe affordable water and sanitation. http://www.recodenow.org/diversity-equity-inclusion-in-water-systems/ Analysis of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Water Systems — We invite your feedback. Recode. Accessed Feb 1, 2019. https://chbooks.com/Books/N/No-Place-To-Go No Place to Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs. By Lezlie Lowe. Coach House Books. Released Sept 14, 2018. https://www.bisnow.com/seattle/news/affordable-housing/portland-developer-continues-efforts-to-help-homeless-89912?utm_source=CopyShare&utm_medium=Browser Columbia Sportswear’s Tim Boyle, and Don Mazziotti https://www.linkedin.com/in/don-f-mazziotti-911161b/ $1.5 million funding from Columbia Sportswear’s Tim Boyle. https://www.wweek.com/news/city/2018/04/15/five-keys-facts-about-the-1-5-million-donation-that-brings-homer-williams-closer-to-opening-a-homeless-shelter/ Five Keys Facts About the $1.5 Million Donation That Brings Homer Williams Closer to Opening a Homeless Shelter. A few things that were notable at the press conference and about Williams’ about-face. By Rachel Monahan. Willamette Week. April 15, 2018. In the most authoritative and strongest terms yet, Portland’s housing market was identified as a public health crisis: “The lack of affordable housing is the most important public health problem in our community,” said Oregon David Bangsberg, dean of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. https://www.koin.com/news/local/multnomah-county/suit-filed-against-harbor-of-hope-s-homeless-shelter/1624228066 Suit filed against Harbor of Hope’s homeless shelter. Developers Jim Winkler, Homer Williams don’t agree on the location. By Jim Redden. Portland Tribune/KOIN. Nov 28, 2018

Urban Rest Stop (Seattle)This project of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) offers hygiene services in downtown Seattle (1924 Ninth Ave 206-332-0110 Mon-Fri 5:30am-9:30pm but closed Fridays 11am-2pm Sat-Sun 8am-3pm); Ballard (2014-B NW 57th St. 206-258-3626 Mon-Fri 6:30am-2:30pm with daily closure from 10:30-11:30am); and U District (1415 NE 43rd St 206-327-0744 Tues-Thurs 9am-11:30am; 1pm-5:30pm; Fri 9am-11:30am; 1pm-5pm) The Urban Rest Stop is a program of the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI.) URS provides around 200 showers and 160-200 laundry loads each day. Open year-round. Urban Rest Stop Health Education Program (URSHEP) which offers free health education programming every other Saturday at the URS. Compass Housing Alliance Hygiene Center (Seattle)210 Alaskan Way, Basement Level, Seattle, WA 98104 206.474.1000 Offers toilets, showers and laundry. Open Monday-Friday, 7 am-2:30 pm Hygiene Services Available for People Living Homeless (Seattle)City of Seattle reports 21 of 22 shelter programs include hygiene services; 6 managed encampments provide hygiene services for up to 300 people per night; 11 Day Centers offer hygiene services for all categories of drop-in clients in Seattle; 3 LIHI Urban Rest Stops; 4 Community Centers offer showers and restrooms (Delridge, Green Lake, Miller, Rainier) to people experiencing homelessness; 7 Community Pools offer showers and restrooms for Seattle Public School children and their families experiencing homelessness Homeless ‘safe harbors’ get OK from Wheeler.(Portland)Oregon Harbor of Hope plans to open 5-6 safe harbors by end of the year By Curt Lanning. KOIN. Mar 13, 2017 Harbor of Hope unveils laundry, shower trucks for homeless. Trucks will feature 5 private showers, 12 washers and dryers.(Portland)By Elise Haas and KOIN 6 News Staff Nov 27, 2018 08:06 AM PST PSU study: More needed to understand, solve homeless crisis.(Portland) Portland State University analysis finds no one knows the fully extent and cost of the homeless and affordable housing crisis. By Jim Redden. Portland Tribune .August 10, 2018. Homeless Crisis For Baby Boomers Lies Ahead (Seattle and Portland) Developer Says Seattle Affordable Housing. June 25, 2018.By Shawna De La Rosa, Bisnow. Seattle. Olympic Community Action Programs 2017 Community Needs Assessment.Clallam County and Jefferson County, Washington. Data from respondents mentions showers and hygiene but this is not highlighted in survey. The Dream Center of Serenity House,a drop-in center for homeless and at-risk youth ages 13 to 23, has showers and laundry services, plus provides food, clothing, and counseling for family reunification, school and employment. City of Albuquerque is U of NM partner to make restrooms more accessible for homeless.By Allison Martinez. KREQ. Mar 12, 2019 Restroom refresh: making facilities accessible to the homeless.By Rachel Whitt UNM Newsroom. March 11, 2019. A Paris, les bains-douches de plus en plus populaires.Par Justine Righo. Libération. 11 août 2013. Excellent photos of Paris public baths. Les Bains-douches municipaux.Shows addresses and hours by arrondissement for dozens of public baths operated by the City of Paris. Public Baths and Bathing.Ryan D. Purcell. The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. Sept, 2013. The cholera epidemic of 1849 made people and their governments aware of the benefits of washing and launched the public bathhouse movement. What Became of New York City’s Ubiquitous Public Bathhouses?Curbed Jul 7, 2014. New York City’s free public bath program: making the “Great Unwashed” feel so fresh and so clean since the late 19th century. Made less for recreation than to remedy New York’s public health plights at a time when a survey found there to be only one bathtub for every 79 families living on the Lower East Side, public bathhouses were a great boon to both to the bathers and those who had to inhale their newly cleansed B.O. The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness.PT Library Director Melody Sky Eisler recommends this. In many places, libraries provide the only tax supported public restrooms. Librarians know a great deal about hygiene and houselessness.


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