Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy Workshop – June 5

Click here for information on the June 5 Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy Public Workshop.

SFBJV – The Bulletin for April 25, 2018

                        THE BULLETIN                      timely news from the SFBJV      April 25, 2018      photo by Michael Macor with San Francisco Chronicle       Michael Macor Thank You Bay Area!  The first measure AA funds to be distributed provide close to 20 million dollars for 8 […]

Agenda for April 3, 2018 State Water Resources Control Board Meeting

Bay Area Open Space Council – Cannabis & Conservation Gathering on Sept 28

  On November 8, 2016, 57% of voters in California cast their ballot to pass Proposition 64, legalizing cannabis for recreational adult-use statewide. But what that means for Bay Area land conservation is still unfolding. You’re invited to join us at our Fall Gathering on September 28, 2017 for what is sure to be a lively discussion […]

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Residential Water Conservation

For Immediate Release June 28, 2017 Contact: Adam Russell (Feinstein), 202-224-9629 Megan Taylor (Heller), 202-224-6244 Samantha Slater (Bennet), 202-510-7014 Casey Contres (Gardner), 202-224-5941   Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Encourage Residential Water Conservation                   Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Dean Heller (R-Nev.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) today introduced the Water Conservation Tax […]

Saving Water Also Saves Energy and Reduces Greenhouse Gases

As debate continues in San Diego County and around the state over how aggressively to conserve water amid a historic drought, a new study finds that reductions in urban water use have saved significant amounts of electricity and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Click here to read the rest of the article from the Los Angeles […]

BCDC Commission Meeting on June 2, 2016 Cancelled

BCDC: CANCELLATION of Commission Meeting on June 2, 2016 BCDC posted on its website (http://www.bcdc.ca.gov) the commission meeting notice. You may also find information about BCDC Commission meetings at any time at http://www.bcdc.ca.gov/cm/ If you have questions or concerns about BCDC activities, please call BCDC’s office at (415) 352-3600 or e-mail at info@bcdc.ca.gov

Notice for BCDC Commission Meeting on May 5, 2016

  BCDC posted on its website (http://www.bcdc.ca.gov) the commission meeting notice.   You may also find information about BCDC Commission meetings at any time at http://www.bcdc.ca.gov/cm/ If you have questions or concerns about BCDC activities, please call BCDC’s office at (415) 352-3600 or e-mail at info@bcdc.ca.gov.

BPC Letter to Bay Area Delegation on Long-Term Water Conservation and Management Strategy

The Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) submitted a formal letter to all Assembly and Senate members of the Bay Area to request advocacy for a more sustainable approach to water conservation that complements the critical plans for and local investments in water supply reliability actions needed to meet California’s 21st century water needs. In regards to the State […]

BPC Letter in Support of H.R. 4615

The Bay Planning Coalition supports U.S. Representative Jared Huffman’s sponsorship of H.R. 4615, the Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act. H.R. 4615 would amend the Internal Revenue Service Code to exclude water conservation, efficiency and storm water management rebates from local water agencies to their ratepayers from being considered part of the recipients’ gross income for […]