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

ACWA eNews for March 19, 2014

  ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events. State Board Approves Low-Interest Loan Terms for Recycling Projects The State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) has approved new low-interest financing terms for water recycling projects that can be completed within three years of Governor Jerry Brown’s January 17 drought declaration. […]

Wall Street Journal: Food Prices Surge as Drought Exacts a High Toll on Crops

Food Prices Surge as Drought Exacts a High Toll on Crops Costs Pinch Consumers, Companies Still Grappling With Sluggish Economic Recovery Surging prices for food staples from coffee to meat to vegetables are driving up the cost of groceries in the U.S., pinching consumers and companies that are still grappling with a sluggish economic recovery. […]