CASA Connects Newsletter for May 2017

May 29, 2017 State Controller to Speak at CASA Annual Conference Betty Yee, California State Controller, will speak during the closing session of CASA’s annual conference, taking place August 22-24, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in San Diego. As the chief fiscal officer of California, the sixth largest economy in the world, Ms. Yee is […]

CASA Issues Member Alert on Potential Changes to How Agency Charges Connection Fees

  October 5, 2016 New Law Could Require Changes in How Your Agency Charges Connection Fees On September 27, Governor Brown signed SB 1069 by Senator Bob Wieckowski into law. This bill takes effect January 1, 2017, and could affect how CASA member agencies charge water and wastewater connection fees for accessory dwelling units (ADUs).  An […]

Urgent! Letters Needed by June 10 to Oppose SB 163

                               June 8, 2016 Letters Needed Opposing Ocean Discharge Ban CASA has been leading a coalition in opposition to SB 163 by Senator Bob Hertzberg since it was amended last September to prohibit all ocean discharges in favor of a 100% […]

SB 163 is Bad for Business

Legislation authored by state Senator Robert Hertzberg, Senate Bill 163 (SB 163), is worthy in its intent to increase the production and use of recycled water in California. Unfortunately, the bill is a flawed concept and bad for business. SB 163 would require wastewater treatment facilities that discharge treated wastewater to the ocean to instead […]

Public Meeting and Opportunity to Comment on State Thermal Plan for Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant

   This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board Click here to view the Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment on Concurrence with the Central Valley Regional Quality Control Board’s Order Granting and Exception to the State Thermal Plan for the Sacramento Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Public Meeting is scheduled […]

CASA Connects Newsletter for April 25, 2016

April 25, 2016 CASA & Coalition Oppose Bill that Would Put Mandates on Ocean Dischargers CASA and a coalition of water and wastewater organizations recently submitted a formal opposition letter on its high priority legislation for the year, SB 163 (Hertzberg). This bill would impose a mandate on each wastewater treatment facility that discharges through an ocean […]

Santa Clara County Local Agency Management Plan for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region (2). The Water Board is considering approval of Santa Clara County’s Local Agency Management Plan (LAMP) for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems.  The LAMP is applicable to all OWTS in Santa Clara County.  Approval of the LAMP will find that […]

Agenda: Stakeholder meeting January 14 2015 for MUN evaluation project

Click here to access the agenda for the next “Evaluation of the Municipal and Domestic Supply (MUN) Beneficial Use in Ag Dominated Surface Waters” stakeholder meeting on Wednesday January 14, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Rancho Cordova. The agenda also contains a webinar link and call-in information for those who cannot attend in […]

CASA Seminar – Exploring Funding Opportunities in the Wastewater Sector

Keep in Touch with Public Sector Funding – Join CASA for an upcoming one-day seminar that will explore funding opportunities specific to the wastewater sector.  You won’t want to miss this unique event! Featured speakers include:  Kevin M. Hardy, General Manager, Encina Wastewater Authority Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Orange County […]