California Water & Drought News for August 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Water agencies: Delta farmers may be taking water meant for other regions Washington Post: West’s historic drought stokes fears of water crisis Los Angles Times: Alarming images emerge from California drought Associated Press: California Water Bond Won’t Be a Drought-Buster Los Angeles Times: The cup’s half full without groundwater regulation San Francisco Chronicle: Worsening California drought starting to limit […]

Notice of Opportunity to Comment – Region 4 Table 4-ZZ – Resolution R14-003

 This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. – Click here  to view a Notice of Opportunity to Comment on the Proposed Approval of Table 4-ZZ of Resolution R14-003 for the Water Quality Control Plan for the Los Angeles Region Comment Deadline is September 15, 2014 by 12 noon.

Transmittal Letter and Draft Order: A-2259

 This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. – Click here to view the Transmittal Letter and Draft Order regarding Petition of Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency (Review of Denial of Waste Discharge Requirements, Revised Tentative Order No. R9-2013-0007 for Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency, Tesoro Extension (SR 241) Project, Orange County, San Diego Water […]

Dan Walters: New water bond could make Delta tunnels unnecessary

From the Sacramento Bee:  Dan Walters: New water bond could make Delta tunnels unnecessary By Dan Walters dwalters@sacbee.com Published: Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 – 12:00 am Last Modified: Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 – 12:27 am – As Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders hammered out a water bond deal last week, one very high priority was […]

California Water & Drought News for August 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee: Viewpoints: Farmers want reasonable groundwater regulation, too Scientific American: How Dust Could Solve California’s Drought Stockton Record: Officials: Support of water plan right move Langley Times: Desalination plants may be needed for California to get enough water Sonoma County Gazette: California State Water Bond could benefit Sonoma County    

Notice of Public Workshop and Agenda: Development of Model Groundwater Monitoring Criteria in Areas of Oil and Gas Production

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board. – Click here to find a Notice of Public Workshop and Agenda regarding Development of Model Groundwater Monitoring Criteria in Areas of Oil and Gas Production. . This Workshop is scheduled for August 25, 2014.

ACWA Fall Conference — Online Registration NOW OPEN

Join us for ACWA’s 2014 Fall Conference & Exhibition!This event is set to take place December 2-5, 2014 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.With over 90 meetings and program sessions throughout the week, attendees will be informed and updated on a variety of local, statewide and federal water issues and policies. Additionally, programs […]

Assemblywoman Bonilla: Legislature Approves The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              CONTACT:   Ryan Morimune, (916) 319-2014 August 13, 2014                                                                                Ryan.Morimune@asm.ca.gov     Legislature Approves The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014     SACRAMENTO – Statement from Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord) on the Legislature’s approval of The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014.   “I thank […]

Legislature Passes and Governor Signs Historic $7.5 Billion Water Bond

ACWA Regulatory Advisory — Aug. 14, 2014 Legislature Passes and Governor Signs Historic $7.5 Billion Water BondSACRAMENTO – Wednesday night, the Legislature passed and Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a $7.545 billion water bond to be placed on the November ballot that will remove an $11.14 billion bond currently slated for the ballot.The new bond […]

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Put Water Bond Before Voters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Governor’s Press Office Wednesday, August 13, 2014 (916) 445-4571 Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Put Water Bond Before Voters SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation to put a comprehensive water bond before voters this November.   “Water is the lifeblood of any civilization and for California it’s […]