- Los Vaqueros Reservoir expansion seeks $434 million in state funding from Proposition 1
- Pasadena’s Tetra Tech contracted for technical support of EPA’s Watershed Protection Program
- DWR’s Joel Ledesma provides Oroville Dam crisis overview at Water Conference
- San Bernardino County Water Conference honors 18 Inland Empire H2O Heroes
- City of San Diego assessed $3.2 million for failing to protect waterways from loose sediment
All posts tagged "legislation"
Rep. Huffman calls for public input on balanced approach to land management, wild places and rivers
Rep. Jared Huffman (D-2nd District-San Rafael) is requesting public input on his new draft legislation to protect Northern California’s wild places and streams on public lands. The legislation features three primary goals including: Restore and Revitalize Forests...
- Posted August 8, 2017
California Congress members urge California Water Commission to support funding for Sites Reservoir
California Congressmen Doug LaMalfa (R-1st District- CA) and John Garamendi (D-3rd District-CA), along with a bipartisan group of 40 other members of the California Congressional delegation, have sent a letter to Armando Quintero, chairman the California Water...
- Posted August 2, 2017
U.S. House passes Representative Valadao’s legislation to modernize California’s water policies
Legislation introduced by California Congressman David G. Valadao (R-21st District-Hanford), aimed to modernize the state’s water policies, recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 23, the Gaining Responsibility on Water Act, also known as the GROW...
- Posted July 24, 2017
Water and Energy Sustainability through Technology Act unveiled by Rep Jerry McNerney
Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-9th District-Stockton) unveiled new legislation for improving long-term water sustainability in California, and throughout the country, earlier this week. At a press conference in Stockton, Rep. McNerney has proposed the Water and Energy Sustainability...
- Posted July 22, 2017
Assemblymember Friedman’s bill to derail Cadiz Water Project Passes State Senate Committee on Natural Resources
“Gut and amend” AB 1000 an after-the-fact attempt to saddle project with additional reviews Earlier this week, a new “gut and amend” bill, Assembly Bill 1000, passed the California Legislature’s Senate Committee on Natural Resources by a...
- Posted July 15, 2017
Disadvantaged communities eligible for 50 percent principal forgiveness funds for drinking water projects
The State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) recently approved the 2017-2018 Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Intended Use Plan (DWSRF IUP) — thereby creating a new designation of Expanded Small Community Water Systems — and making these...
- Posted July 11, 2017
Bill Overhauling State Water Management Passes First Hurdle
Assembly Bill 313 was approved by the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife. Committee members voted 13-0 to send the bill onto the next step towards providing solutions for California’s broken water management structure. The bill,...
- Posted May 12, 2017
Water agencies merger to form Santa Clarita Valley Water District passes Senate Committee vote
The proposed merger of Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA) and Newhall County Water District (NCWD) to create the Santa Clarita Valley Water District, known as Senate Bill 634, passed the Senate Committee on Natural Resources with a...
- Posted April 5, 2017
SB 7 signed by Governor requiring water submeters for all new apartments after Jan. 1, 2018
Landmark legislation was recently signed by California’s Governor Jerry Brown requiring owners of multi-unit rental properties constructed after January 1, 2018 to submeter all apartments and multifamily units. SB 7 was authored by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis)...
- Posted October 16, 2016
New Customer Protection Bills Now Law
This week the California Water Association announced that Governor Jerry Brown signed the last of three bills they sponsored that strengthen customer protections in the Water Code and Public Utilities Code. Assembly Bill 1180 (C. Garcia) directs...
- Posted September 25, 2016