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 […]

Interior Department Names Jeff Klein Executive Director of Natural Resource Investment Center

Interior Department Names Jeff Klein Executive Director of Natural Resource Investment Center At White House meeting, business leader tapped to foster private investments for creative conservation financing opportunities 3/7/2016 Date: March 7, 2016 Contact: Jessica Kershaw WASHINGTON – U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Michael L. Connor today announced the Department has tapped business leader […]

Information Posted for BCDC Meetings in March 2016

Commission March 17, 2016 Port of San Francisco Board Room 1:00 p.m. Ferry Building, Second Floor San Francisco, CA 94111 415.983.8008 Agenda and Meeting Materials Minutes and Audio Recording Supplemental Materials   Bay Fill Policies Working Group March 17, 2016 Port of San Francisco Board Room 11:00 a.m. Ferry Building, Second Floor San Francisco, CA […]

State Water Board Adopts Emergency Conservation Regulation for 2016

Feb. 3, 2016 State Water Board Adopts Emergency Conservation Regulation for 2016 The State Water Resources Control Board adopted an emergency conservation regulation late Tuesday that extends the requirements of the existing regulation through October with a few limited adjustments to reflect climate, growth, and development of some drought-resilient potable water supplies since 2013. The […]

Notice for BCDC Commission Meeting on February 4, 2016

BCDC posted on its website (http://www.bcdc.ca.gov) the commission meeting notice, information about BCDC, the Bay, and other issues relevant to the Commission at http://www.bcdc.ca.gov/cm/2016/0204Agenda.html You may also find information about BCDC Commission meetings at any time at http://www.bcdc.ca.gov/cm/cm_mtng.shtml If you have questions or concerns about BCDC activities, please call BCDC’s office at (415) 352-3600 or e-mail us at info@bcdc.ca.gov.