ACWA eNews for October 5, 2016

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

Californians Show Ongoing Commitment to Water Conservation

Data released Wednesday shows Californians have maintained a significant level of water conservation, with cumulative statewide water savings since June 2015 now at 23.3% over 2013 levels.

While many water agencies have passed a “stress test” demonstrating they can maintain supply reliability in case of three more years of drought, data reported by the State Water Board shows that Californians continue to use water wisely under local conservation programs without statewide emergency mandates.

ACWA Submits Comments on CWC Revised Regulations on Storage Investments

ACWA submitted detailed comments this week on revised draft regulations for allocating $2.7 billion in funding for the public benefits associated with water storage projects provided by Proposition 1.

Presentations in LA and SF to Focus on WIFIA Financing

Information sessions Nov. 14 and 15 will help California water agencies learn about the federal Water Infrastructure and Finance Innovation Act, created to make loans of up to 49% of eligible costs for large water infrastructure projects.

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