Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment — Draft Utility Vaults Permit

Click here to view a Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment  on the Draft Statewide General Permit for Utility Vault and Underground Structure Discharges to Waters of the United States (Utility Vaults Permit) from the State Water Resources Control Board. The Public Hearing is scheduled for September 23, 2014 Comment Deadline is August 1, […]

Agenda for July 15-16, 2014 SWRCB Board Meeting

Click here to view the agenda for the the agenda for the July 15-16, 2014 Board Meeting of the State Water Resources Control Board.

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Notice of Public Workshop, Public Hearing and Filing — Desalination Amendments

Click here to view a Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Notice of Public Workshop, Public Hearing and Filing on the Proposed Amendments To The Water Quality Control Plan For Ocean Waters Of California Addressing Desalination Facility Intake, Brine Discharges, And The Incorporation Of Other Nonsubstantive Changes from the State Water Resources Control Board.   The […]

Negotiations Continue on 2014 Water Bond

ACWA Outreach Advisory: Negotiations Continue on 2014 Water Bond  

Water Bond Off Until August

  Water Bond Off Until August   July 3, 2014   CASA Website Current News State Legislation   With no agreement on a revised Water Bond in sight, it appears discussions won’t resume until the Legislature returns from its month long summer recess which begins today and ends on August 4th. Earlier in the week, […]

California Drought and Water News for July 3, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Napa blaze underscores fire danger in drought-stricken California Sacramento Bee: California toughens enforcement of water violations Outside Live: The Next Gold Rush? Water Sacramento Bee: California toughens enforcement of water violations Reuters: California tightens water regulations as drought continues Visalia Times-Delta: State falling short on drought-relief food boxes

Agenda and Supporting Materials for the July 1st – 2nd, 2014 State Water Resources Control Board Meeting

Click here for the Agenda for the July 1-2, 2014 SWRCB Board Meeting (and click here  for information regarding Agenda Item 5).  UPDATE: Revised Agenda for July 1-2, 2014 SWRCB Board Meeting For only Item 5 the comment deadline has been extended to June 30, 2014 by 12 noon. At the links below, please find the Change Sheet […]

California Drought and Water News for July 2, 2014

Associated Press: In bone dry California, water fetching record prices as sellers cash in on drought Sacramento Bee: California struggles to manage water rights in drought Sacramento Bee: Managing our water: Tips, regulations and sources for keeping California wet Stockton Record: Regulators to weigh emergency rules that could stop some users from diverting water Reuters: California may step up enforcement […]

California Drought and Water News for July 1, 2014

Wall Street Journal: California Cities Crack Down on Water Use Daily Democrat: California drought blankets entire state; El Nino forecast dims Sacramento Bee: AM Alert: Regulators weigh emergency drought enforcement Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Drought may be taking toll on bees in Sonoma Bakersfield Californian: GARY SANGER & KEVIN DURFEE: Worst of drought still to come Wall Street Journal: California’s Drought […]

Special Water Bond Status Update