Related Publications

The following peer-reviewed publications use data and methods developed for the Drinking Water Tool:


  • Alique G. Berberian, Jenny Rempel, Nicholas Depsky, Komal Bangia, Sophia Wang, and Lara J. Cushing. 2023. Race, Racism, and Drinking Water Contamination Risk From Oil and Gas Wells in Los Angeles County, 2020. American Journal of Public Health. no.(), e1-e10.


  • Miranda L. Aiken, Clare E. Pace, Maithili Ramachandran, Kurt A. Schwabe, Hoori Ajami, Bruce G. Link, and Samantha C. Ying. 2023. Disparities in Drinking Water Manganese Concentrations in Domestic Wells and Community Water Systems in the Central Valley, CA, USA. Environmental Science & Technology. 57(5), 1987-1996.


  • Clare PaceCarolina BalazsKomal BangiaNicholas DepskyAdriana RenteriaRachel Morello-Frosch, and Lara J. Cushing. 2022. Inequities in Drinking Water Quality Among Domestic Well Communities and Community Water Systems, California, 2011‒2019. American Journal of Public Health.  112,  88-97.


  • Jenny Rempel, Isha Ray, Ethan Hessl, Jasmine Vazin, Zehui Zhou, Shin Lim, Xuan Zhang, Chiyu Ding, Ziyi He, David Pellow and Alasdair Cohen. The Human Right to Water: A 20-Year Comparative Analysis of Arsenic in Rural and Carceral Drinking Water Systems in California. Environmental Health Perspectives. 130(9).


  • Clare Pace, Amanda Fencl, Lauren Baehner, Heather Lukacs, Lara J. Cushing, and Rachel Morello-Frosch. 2022. The Drinking Water Tool: A Community-Driven Data Visualization Tool for Policy Implementation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19(3) 1419.


  • Nick J. Depsky, Lara J. Cushing, Rachel Morello-Frosch R. 2022. High-resolution gridded estimates of population sociodemographics from the 2020 census in California. PLoS ONE 17(7) e0270746.