San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board August 13, 2014 Board Meeting Agenda

 This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region (2). The agenda for the August 13, 2014 Board Meeting is now available on the State Water Board website at http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/sanfranciscobay/board_info/agenda.shtml

California Drought and Water News for July 30, 2014

Los Angeles Times:State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer  Sacramento Bee:New statewide water waste prohibitions take effect Capital Public Radio:Public Comment on Huge Water Project in California Ends Modesto Bee: Stanislaus supervisor calls for relief for residents with dry wells Press Enterprise: Agencies accelerate drought response Huffington Post: Water Is Today’s […]

Mandatory Conservation Regulations Now in Effect; Conference Call for Water Suppliers Set for July 30

  July 29, 2014 Mandatory Conservation Regulations Now in Effect; Conference Call for Water Suppliers Set for July 30 – The state’s first-ever emergency regulations mandating urban water conservation became effective this morning following final approval by the Office of Administrative Law on July 28. – The final regulations, adopted by the State Water Resources Control […]

California Drought and Water News for July 29, 2014

The Vacaville Reporter: Comments on governor’s water plan due today  Sacramento Bee: Gov. Brown agrees to Mexico pact on climate change; environment activists wary of business ties Lompoc Record: Prepare for state’s water war Circle of Blue: California Lawmakers Prepare Final Push for Groundwater Regulation CBS San Francisco: Beverage Companies Using Bay Area Tap Water, While Residential … Daily Democrat: State resolution would mean […]

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers WRRDA Listening Sessions

USACE – Water Resources Reform & Development Act The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has issued a notice stating that it will conduct a series of listening sessions by webinar for public input to inform the agency’s implementation of the Water Resources Reform & Development act of 2014. Each session will focus on a […]

California Drought and Water News for July 28, 2014

Associated Press: California Can’t Say If It’s Meeting Drought Goal San Francisco Chronicle: California drought: As land sinks, farmers’ brainstorm on water Wall Street Journal: California Marinas Docked by Drought  Los Angeles Times: California officials admit they have incomplete water usage data Los Angeles Times: Farmers drilling deeper for water as drought drags on Bloomberg: Pumping Groundwater in a Drought Is […]

Response Needed for Scheduling MUN evaluation Update Meeting

This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley (5): Happy Friday all, We would like to hold our next stakeholder meeting for the “Evaluation of the Municipal and Domestic Supply (MUN) Beneficial Use in Ag Dominated Surface Water Bodies” effort in September. This meeting will be an opportunity for […]

California Drought and Water News for July 25, 2014

Inside EPA: EPA ‘Losing Friends’ Among Industry, States In Battle Over CWA Rule San Francisco Chronicle:  Drought: Water now top worry for Californians Fresno Bee: Offering voters new water bond is essential The Telegraph UK: Western US water crisis worse than thought Lake Tahoe News:  Drought impacting Tahoe’s forest health Bloomberg: California Tries to Measure […]

ACWA: Action Needed on Mandatory Water Restrictions

July 24, 2014 Action Needed on Mandatory Water Restrictions Member Agencies Urged to Activate Local Drought Contingency Plans – The State Water Resources Control Board adopted emergency regulations July 15 that require local water agencies to implement mandatory water restrictions and report monthly water production data. – ACWA is urging its urban member agencies to […]

Agenda for the August 5-6 Board Meeting of the SWRCB

The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) will hold its Board Meeting on August 5-6, 2014. Click here to view the Agenda for this Board Meeting.