CASA Connects for October 30, 2018

Regulatory Update CASA Weighs in on Proposed Changes to State Revolving Fund Policy On October 19, CASA submitted comments on proposed revisions to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund Policy. Facing unprecedented demand for funding, the State Water Board is proposing a new scoring system to rank applications and establish a fundable list of projects. […]

CASA Connects for September 5, 2018

In the News  Media Focus: Flushables and Microplastics In recent weeks, a number of high-profile news articles have focused on nonflushable products and microplastics, both priority issues for CASA and our members. A New York Times article did an excellent job highlighting reasons why not to flush the vast majority of products that many people regard as […]

Wetlands & Wastewater Workshop August 14, 2018

Click here for information on the California Water Boards’ August 14, 2018 workshop on benefiting wetlands with wastewater.

Asociación de Gente Unida por el Agua and Environmental Law Foundation – Own Motion Transmittal Letter and Draft Order

Click here to view the Asociación de Gente Unida por el Agua and Environmental Law Foundation Own Motion Transmittal Letter and Draft Order.

CASA Connects for July 24, 2018

Conference News  CASA Conference Features 2018 US Water Prize Winner Announcing more exciting news for this year’s Annual Conference in Monterey! We will hear from Ted Henifin, general manager of Hampton Roads Sanitation District. Hampton Roads is the public sector winner of this year’s U.S. Water Prize, awarded earlier this month as part of the […]

SF Bay Water Board Workshop on Baylands Restoration & Climate Change Policy Review

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board will hold a public workshop on August 14 to consider changes to its policies on baylands multi-benefit wetland restoration projects. The August 14 workshop will be one of several public forums to solicit feedback from stakeholders on the various regulatory strategies available to the Water Board for […]

CASA Alert – Cost of Wipes Study

  Opportunity to Participate in “Cost of Wipes” Study As part of our ongoing campaign to address issues associated with non-flushable products, including wipes improperly labeled as “flushable”, CASA has joined several associations in collaborating on a study entitled, “The Cost of Wipes on Clean Water Infrastructure: A National Assessment.” We know that wipes are a significant […]

CASA Connects for June 26, 2018

  CASA Conference News  How Will the 2018 Election Change the Political Landscape? Join Us in Monterey to Find Out! The November election is likely to have big impacts nationally and here in California. Everything from control of the House of Representatives to a split into “three Californias” is up for grabs. Register for our conference […]

CASA Connects Newsletter for June 12

Microplastics Experts Presenting at Annual Conference   Plastics seem to be everywhere in the news lately — bans on single use straws, limitations on packaging materials and microplastic challenges in the aquatic environment. CASA is sponsoring legislation (SB 1263-Portantino) that establishes a long-term strategy to address microplastics in the ocean. Two leading experts in microplastic pollution are […]

CASA Connects Water and Wastewater Updates for May 30

  Suspense File Hearing Determines Bills to Move Forward   Last Friday, the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees held their “suspense file” hearings to determine the bills that move forward and those that stop for the year. Here’s how this somewhat opaque, fast-paced hearing process works. Bills that reach a certain cost threshold are automatically referred […]