From the Fresno Bee: Gov. Jerry Brown Set to the Declare Drought Emergency

Gov. Jerry Brown set to declare drought emergency Announcement comes on heels of Capitol water rally By David Siders and Jeremy B. White   SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown will declare a drought emergency Friday, a source said, after weeks of intensifying pressure on him to take action. Read the full story here

Washington DC Press Release: Feinstein, Boxer, Costa Call on President to Form Federal Drought Task Force

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                      January 16, 2014                                                                 CONTACTS: Jessica Kahanek (Costa) 202-225-3341 Tom Mentzer (Feinstein) 202-224-9629 Zachary Coile (Boxer) 202-224-8120   Feinstein, Boxer, Costa Call on President to Form Federal Drought Task Force Urge Swift Action if State Requests Federal Disaster Declaration   Washington, DC- In light of California’s extreme dry conditions, […]

Water, Energy and Drought…

Drought, Food Supply and Impacts to our Economy

Senator Feinstein and Congressman Jim Costa Urge Gov. Brown to Declare Statewide Drought


 T0 California Delegation Members:  The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) encourages all members of the California Delegation to vote in support of H.R. 3080, The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA).  Passage of this bill will help ensure that our nation’s water infrastructure is sound and up to date, thus creating badly needed […]

Shuster’s dream: A water bill every two years

Thank you to Eric Sapirstein of ENS Resources for forwarding this article to BPC. Shuster’s dream: A water bill every two years By Kevin Robillard and Adam Snider 10/23/13 4:25 PM EDT Bill Shuster thinks the House Transportation Committee can keep creating unicorns. The Pennsylvania Republican’s version of the Water Resources Development Act, which unanimously […]

A Message from the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

  This is a reminder that our next stakeholder meeting for the “Evaluation of the Municipal and Domestic Supply (MUN) Beneficial Use in Ag Dominated Surface Waters” project will be on Monday August 19th from 9 am – 3 pm at our Rancho Cordova office. Below in PDF is a link to an agenda that […]

SF Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund RFP announcement

EPA Announces Availability of Region 9 Funding to Protect and Restore SF Bay and its Watersheds From the EPA Region 9: EPA is pleased to offer this opportunity to support projects that protect and restore the water quality of the San Francisco Bay and its watersheds.  The 28 projects now underway using SFBWQIF funds leverage […]