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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 […]

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Senate Set to Pass WRDA While Energy and Spending Talks Continue

Senate to vote on WRDA; spending and energy talks continue Source: Energy & Environment Daily Published: Monday, September 12, 2016 The Senate is set to pass a $9 billion water projects bill this week as bicameral negotiations intensify over year-end spending measures and pending energy overhaul legislation. The Senate is on course to pass a […]

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Agriculture Panel to Vote on Emergency Wildlife & Forest Management Act

FORESTS: Agriculture panel to vote on wildfire legislation Source: Energy & Environment Daily Published: Monday, September 12, 2016 The Senate Agriculture Committee will take up wildfire legislation this week, as a disagreement over committee jurisdiction on the issue continues to play out. The Agriculture panel will vote on a measure from Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), the […]

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  • by BPC Staff
  • onJune 7, 2016

SB 163 is Bad for Business

Legislation authored by state Senator Robert Hertzberg, Senate Bill 163 (SB 163), is worthy in its intent to increase the production and use of recycled water in California. Unfortunately, the bill is a flawed concept and bad for business. SB 163 would require wastewater treatment facilities that discharge treated wastewater to the ocean to instead […]

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WRDA Supports Beneficial Use of Dredged Sediment

Water Bill supports Beneficial Use of Dredged Sediment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2016 On Wednesday, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure passed a Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) that included a new pilot program to beneficially use sediment dredged from navigation channels to restore shorelines, beaches, and wetlands. The Senate WRDA (S.2848), which […]

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Summary and Analysis on WRDA Bill Released by House on May 20, 2016

National Water Resources Association May 23, 2016 MEMO To:        Federal Affairs Committee From:   Valentina Valenta, Legislative Specialist RE:       House WRDA 2016 Summary and Analysis Federal Affairs Committee, On Friday, May 20, 2016, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee released its draft of WRDA 2016. Below, please find links to a […]

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Registration for ACWA 2016 Legislative Symposium Closes Tomorrow

ACWA 2016 Legislative Symposium Online Registration Closes TOMORROW Join us for ACWA’s 2016 Legislative Symposium! This event is set for March 9, 2016 at the Sacramento Convention Center. ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS TOMORROW, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2016 Programs on Water Markets and Article X are in the Works! ACWA’s Legislative Symposium has been an annual […]

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