Today’s Drought-Related News

SF Gate: California Drought: Downpours Fall Far Short of Ending Crisis Maven’s Notebook: California Water Policy Seminar Series: Reconciling Ecosystem Goals for San Francisco Bay Sacramento Bee: Water Storage, Conveyance Projects Abound Vacaville Reporter: Water Bonds Compete in Legislature SF Gate: California’s Groundwater Needs Better Protection The Republic: State surveyors to measure California snowpack amid […]

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING To Amend the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay Basin

March 28, 2014 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING   To Amend the Water Quality Control Plan for the San Francisco Bay Basin     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Water Board) will consider an amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for San Francisco Bay Basin (Basin […]

Today’s Water-Related News

KPCC: Poll finds majority of Californians support water measure on fall ballot KPBS: California water bond measure passes key legislative committee The Sacramento Bee: Time is running out for legislature to pass a water bond Maven’s Notebook: PPIC survey says half of likely voters support water bond, Perea says AB 2646 water bond is best, […]

ACWA eNews for March 26, 2014

  ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. House Holds Hearing on Reclamation Budget The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power, on Tuesday, held a hearing on the Bureau of Reclamation’s FY2015 budget request. The Obama Administration has requested $1 billion for the Bureau, on par with the […]

Today’s Water-Related News

The Sacramento Bee: Dan Walters: Crafting a 2014 Water Bond Will be a Tough Slog Capital Press: State, Federal Agencies Seek to Boost Water for Ag LA Times: Clean Water Act Proposal Would Protect More Water Sources in the West LA Times: California Water Bond Measure Advances, But Differences Remain

EPA Releases Waters of the United States Proposed Rule

Today, the US Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed rule to clarify protections under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands of the United States.  Waters of the United States Proposed Rule Clarifying protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. Read the […]

Today’s Drought-Related News

The Daily Democrat:  State’s political odd fellows find unity in water Maven’s Notebook: California Water Policy Seminar Series KTVU: Food costs increase as farmers pay more for water ABC News: Congress focuses on dams amid California’s drought

March 21 ACWA News Now Available Online

  The March 21 edition of ACWA News  is now available online. This issue’s top story details how the association is working on a bipartisan basis to build support around water bond measures that can succeed in the Legislature and with the electorate. Ten water bond bills currently are alive and ACWA remains firmly engaged […]

Water Board Sustainable Groundwater Management Workshop Agenda

Below in PDF is the agenda for the March 24, 2014 Public Workshop on Sustainable Groundwater Management.  Groundwater Management Workshop It is also posted on the website at: http://www.opr.ca.gov/s_groundwater.php

Today’s Drought-Related News

The Daily Democrat: Underground lakes provide protection from drought The Sacramento Bee: Few farmers immune to impact of epic California drought Associated Press: Congress takes up the politics of California’s drought in a Central Valley hearing The Sacramento Bee: Citing California drought, Garamendi and LaMalfa push Sites Reservoir bill