Clean drinking water should be a fundamental right of each person. Unfortunately in many areas of our world, this is an ongoing struggle. However, in a country such as these United States, one would think that there is plenty of clean water to go around. We understand that in a natural disaster, access to clean water can be challenging if not impossible. The focus of the following news item, however, is on the lack of clean water in small communities in California were no natural disaster has occurred.