SWRCB Notice for Bacteria Revisions of Water Quality Control Plan

     A message from the State Water Resources Control Board The State Water Resources Control Board released a Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment, Staff Workshop, Public Hearing and Notice of Filing on the proposed Part 3 of the Water Quality Control Plan for Inland Surface Waters, Enclosed Bays, and Estuaries of California—Bacteria Provisions and […]

California Regional Water Quality Control Board – Revised Hearing Date: MUN Evaluation in Ag Dominated Surface Water Bodies Basin Plan Amendment Project

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Notice of Water Quality Coordinating Committee Meeting for October 24-25, 2016

The State Water Resources Control Board issued a Notice of Water Quality Coordinating Committee Meeting for October 24-25, 2016 along with the agenda. View the notice, also available in Spanish, here.

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 […]

CASA Connects for October 3, 2016

October 3, 2016 Legislative Session Ends, Governor Decides on Bills Friday, September 30 was the final deadline for the governor to sign or veto all bills passed to him by the legislature in the 2015-16 session. Hundreds of bills were considered in the final weeks, including several bills CASA was actively working on this year. […]

Materials for Central Valley Pyrethroids TMDL & Basin Plan Amendment Stakeholder Meeting

Materials for the upcoming stakeholder meeting on September 26 are now available. The meeting notice, agenda, and discussion materials (Draft Basin Plan language) will be posted shortly on the project website under the “Public Meetings” heading. Time and location Central Valley Water Board office Training Room Monday September 26, 2016 9 am – 12 pm

CASA Connects Newsletter for September 6, 2016

September 6, 2016 Legislature Passes Cap & Trade Spending Plan Hours Before Deadline Midnight on August 31 marked the final deadline to pass bills in the 2015-16 legislative session. The last weeks of the session were hectic, as always, with last minute proposals and “big ticket” items being decided right up until the final hours. […]

CASA Connects Newsletter for August 22, 2016

 August 22, 2016 CASA’s 61st Annual Conference Wrap-up There’s no substitute for attending a CASA conference in person. You’ll hear first hand from our esteemed speakers, have the ability to ask questions and exchange ideas with your peers, catch up with colleagues, and make new connections. But we’ve tried to capture some of the key […]

Approaching Deadline for Draft Water Quality Criteria Reports for Herbicides

This is a message from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley (5). UC Davis Water Quality Criteria for the Herbicides Oxyfluorfen, Prometryn, Simazine, and Trifluralin This is a reminder that comments on the draft water quality criteria reports for the herbicides oxyfluorfen, prometryn, simazine, and trifluralin are due in 1 month. As discussed in the information […]

San Francisco Estuary Institute’s RMP Annual Meeting on October 7, 2016

www.sfei.org/rmp   •   RMP Annual Meeting   •   2016 The Annual Meeting of the Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay (RMP) will be held Friday, October 7, 2016 from 9 AM to 4:10 PM at the David Brower Center on 2150 Allston Way in Berkeley. The theme of the meeting is “Science to […]