ACWA eNews for Nov. 13, 2013

  • by BPC Staff
  • on November 14, 2013


ACWA’s eNews is a weekly roundup of California water news and events.

Assembly Member Anthony Rendon Confirmed for Dec. 6 ACWA Fall Conference Keynote 

Assembly Member Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), chair of the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee and a point person on discussions regarding the 2014 water bond, will provide keynote remarks on the closing day of ACWA’s 2013 Fall Conference & Exhibition in Los Angeles.


Reclamation Seeking Applicants for Water Reuse Grants

The Bureau of Reclamation announced Wednesday, Nov. 13, the application period is now open for grants from the Department of the Interior’s WaterSMART initiative for congressionally authorized Title XVI water reclamation and reuse projects that are pursuing cost-shared funding.

ACWA, Water Organizations Air Concerns on Draft Rule Expanding Clean Water Act’s Jurisdiction

This week ACWA expressed concerns about a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rulemaking process that potentially could expand the list of water bodies under the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act.

San Joaquin Valley Groundwater Overdraft Information Exchange Forum

Mon, 11/18/2013 – 8:00am – 4:30pm


4450 S. Laspina St., Tulare, CA

Organized by the nonprofit American Ground Water Trust, this regional water forum will bring together irrigation interests, engineers and hydrologists, water resource managers, agency professionals and attorneys to share current information regarding the challenges, feasibility, potential regulatory concerns and the economic and sustainability benefits of wide-ranging groundwater management activities locally, regionally and out-of-state.

Conference Program and Registration Information


Stakeholder Workshop for Proposed General Permit for Discharges from Drinking Water Systems

Mon, 11/18/2013 – 10:00am – 3:00pm


Glendale Police Department Community Room, 131 N. Isabel St., Glendale, CA

The State Water Resources Control Board will be hosting a workshop in Glendale to brief water agencies and other stakeholders on concepts for a proposed NPDES  permit for discharges from drinking water systems. The workshop will also allow for interactive participation via Webex.

Stakeholder Workshop


ACWA 2013 Fall Conference & Exhibition

Tue, 12/03/2013 – Fri, 12/06/2013


JW Marriott LA Live, Los Angeles

Event and Registration Information

Exhibit Booth information is available here.

Download the conference brochure here.

2014 California Irrigation Institute

Thu, 01/23/2014 – Fri, 01/24/2014


Sacramento, California

2014 CII Conference

The California Irrigation Institute is happy to announce its 2014 annual conference, titled: Building a Water and Energy Efficient California.

The Conference will be held on January 23-24, 2014 at the Sacramento Arden West Hilton in Sacramento, California.

Stay tuned for more information on the program and registration.

Visit our website at:

CII Conference -2014

ACWA 2014 Washington DC Conference

Tue, 02/25/2014 – Thu, 02/27/2014


The Liaison Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

ACWA’s 2014 Washington DC Conference is set for Feb. 25-27, 2014, at the Liaison Capitol Hill.

Event and Registration Information