California Water & Drought News for September 18, 2014

KQED: What to Know About California’s New Groundwater Law Sacramento Bee: Landscape experts say Caltrans water-saving projects could harm trees KLIV Silicon Valley News: South Bay reservoirs impacted by drought Bond Buyer: Moody’s: California Drought Won’t Impact Water Finances Businessweek: Drought-Plagued California Stops Treating Groundwater Like Private Property Take Part: Will California’s Drought Create an Olive Oil […]

ACWA eNews for September 17, 2014

ACWA eNews for Sept. 17, 2014 in ACWA eNews ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. Manage your subscription here. Governor Brown Signs Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Submitted by Emily Allshouse on Tue, 09/16/2014 – 12:35pm During a press event at the Capitol this morning Gov. Jerry Brown signed into […]

CASA Member Update – New Procedures for CASA Nominations and Elections

New Procedures for CASA Nominations and Elections On September 15, 2014, the CASA Board of Directors adopted procedures for nominating candidates for the Board of Directors and the conduct of future Board elections.  The new procedures complement the recently adopted bylaws by describing the process to be used for nominating Directors.  In addition to setting […]

California Water & Drought News for September 17, 2014

New York Times:  Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state’s management of its groundwater supply, bringing it in line with other states that have long regulated their wells. San Francisco Chronicle: Bay Delta Conservation Plan: diverting water, balancing needs Associated Press: California Water No Longer ‘Pump-As-You-Please’ After Governor Signs New Legislation Los Angeles Times: […]

Notice of Filing, Opportunity to Comment, Public Hearing, and Adoption – Royal Mountain King Mine Site

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. Click here to view the  Notice of Filing, Opportunity to Comment, Public Hearing and Adoption on the Proposed Revision to the Sources of Drinking Water Policy to Establish a Site-Specific Exception for Groundwater at the Royal Mountain King Mine Site, Calaveras County and Proposed Approval […]

ACWA Legislative Advisory: Groundwater Bills Signed by Governor Brown

Sept. 16, 2014 Groundwater Bills Signed by Governor Brown A three-bill package aimed at advancing sustainable groundwater management throughout California was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown today. The legislation, known as the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, provides a framework for the improved management of groundwater supplies by local authorities. The bills also provide […]

CalDesal 3rd Annual Conference – October 6 & 7, 2014 – Monterey, CA — Opening Remarks by Carmel Mayor Jason K. Burnett

3rd Annual CalDesal Conference October 6 & 7, 2014 – Monterey, CA Portola Hotel & Spa Opening Speaker Carmel-by-the-Sea Mayor, Jason K Burnett Jason Burnett was re-elected as the Mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California in April of 2014. Jason served as Carmel-by-the-Sea’s Mayor since 2012 and as a City Councilmember from 2010-2012. Jason is Managing Partner […]

Reminder: Water Production Data for August Due to State Board on Sept. 15

ACWA Regulatory Advisory Sept. 11, 2014 Reminder: Water Production Data for August Due to State Board on Sept. 15 Urban water suppliers serving more than 3,000 connections or supplying more than 3,000 acre-feet of water annually are required to submit the next round of monthly water production data to the State Water Resources Control Board […]

Press Release: California Association of Sanitation Agencies Supports Water Bond

For Immediate Release                                                              Contact: Shery Vang September 16, 2014                                 […]

California Water & Drought News for September 16, 2014

SCPR: Gov. Brown’s Delta water diversion project gets bashed in Washington San Francisco Chronicle: California drought: Dramatic before-and-after photos Breitbart News: California Lawmakers Aim to Turn Off Groundwater Faucet for First … Water World: Major CA groundwater storage project for drought, emergencies … Redwood Times: Water usage dropped in urban areas ABC News: Governor Signs First California Groundwater Rules