Low Interest Loans for Recycled Water Still Available

  Member Alert   Low Interest Loans for Recycled Water Still Available   CASA Members,    As CASA reported earlier this year, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) has funding available in the form of 1 percent loans – approximately half the already low current interest rate – for water recycling projects […]

California Drought and Water News for June 12, 2014

Stockton Record: Lawsuit targets Delta water shipments Central Valley Business Times: Bureau of Reclamation sued over water transfers Modesto Bee: Discussion on 100-year-old water rights delayed until July Green Optimistic: California Drought is Bad News for Crops Sierra Sun Times: California Farm Groups: State Should Act Deliberately on Groundwater CBS Sacramento: California Home Prices Taking Hit As Lawns Turn Brown During […]

House Water Resources & Environment Subcommittee Hearing on Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Rule

On Wednesday June 11, 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives Water Resources & Environment Subcommittee held a Hearing on the Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Rule. Click here for a full transcript of the Subcommittee Hearing; And you can view video footage from the Hearing at the following link: http://transportation.house.gov/calendar/eventsingle.aspx?EventID=378392  

Reforming California’s Groundwater Management

Public Policy Institute of California:  Groundwater is one of California’s greatest hidden assets—but minimal regulation has led to over-use and other problems. This fact sheet outlines a range of issues, many of which can be addressed by statewide reform. » READ MORE HERE: <http://cts.vresp.com/c/?PublicPolicyInstitut/593e8d24f8/0ed870b9f7/acf8496df4/i=1106>

ACWA eNews for June 11, 2014

ACWA eNews for June 11, 2014 in ACWA eNews ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. Manage your subscription here. State Water Board to Hear Report on Urban Water Conservation Submitted by Pamela Martineau on Wed, 06/11/2014 – 2:24pm Urban water suppliers and other stakeholders will provide an update to the […]

ACWA to Release Report on Regional Impacts of 2014 Drought

June 9, 2014 ACWA to Release Report on Regional Impacts of 2014 Drought Local Vulnerabilities, Strategies for Resilience Also Outlined ACWA is releasing a report tomorrow morning detailing specific impacts of the drought around the state and underscoring the need for a variety of strategies and actions to improve the resiliency of the state’s water […]

California Drought and Water News for June 11, 2014

Capital Public Radio: The ‘Deepest Straw Wins’ in Central Valley Scramble for Groundwater Capital Public Radio: Drought Intensifies Push for Better California Groundwater Management Capital Public Radio: Studies Examine California Water Agencies Drought Mitigation Plans KQED Science: Dueling Drought Strategies: Save More Water or Store More Water The Californian: Report: State could save water by […]

California Drought and Water News for June 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Northern California leaders frame their position on water bond Associated Press: Newspaper: San Francisco Bay Area not meeting governor’s water conservation goals Reuters: Northern California leaders ask for help in drought Sacramento Bee: Viewpoints: California can expand its water supply Los Angeles Times: Drought and doubt over Congress’ dusty solutions Imperial Valley News: Supporting Western Governors As They Deal […]

California Drought and Water News for June 9, 2014

Orange County Register: Water bill with California impacts expected to be signed into law Sacramento Bee: There’s nothing like a drought to make everyone care even more than usual about water, and the water bond-centric conversation  The Tribune: Ventura County eco group buys land to save water The Republic: San Francisco Bay Area not meeting governor’s […]

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment and Notice of Public Hearing and Adoption Meeting

State Water Resources Control Board: At the link below, please find a Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment and Notice of Public Hearing and Adoption Meeting on the Draft Resolution Approving a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Exceptions to the Statewide Implementation Policy and the California Ocean Plan for Drinking Water System Discharges and Draft Statewide General […]