- Metropolitan Water Joins California Resilience Challenge to Help Prepare for Climate Change
- State Water Project Announces Final Allocation with Increase to 75 Percent for 2019
- Central Valley Project South-of-Delta Water Allocations Updated by Reclamation
- North Coast Water Board Fines Four Defendants for Illegal Land Development for Cannabis Cultivators
- Ten San Diego-Area Public Agencies Ordered to Examine Their Systems for Releases of Human Waste
All posts tagged "legislation"
Funding for Atmospheric Rivers Research and Stormwater Capture Approved by CA Legislature
Legislation authored by Sen. Bill Dodd (D-3rd District -Napa), along with Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-2nd District-Santa Rosa), for funding to research and better understand and forecast atmospheric rivers for improved flood control and water retention has been...
- Posted June 17, 2019
Congressman Josh Harder Presses for Answers Regarding TCE Water Contamination in Ripon
Pointing to the recent closure of a local drinking water well and claiming an increase in local childhood cancers, Congressman Josh Harder (D- 10th District-Modesto) has asked both state and regional water boards for answers after residents...
- Posted June 6, 2019
AB 756 Would Require All California Water Systems to Test for PFOA and PFOS Chemicals
Testing of all public water systems for toxic fluorinated chemical compounds has been introduced by Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-58th District-Bell Gardens) would require all public water systems – regardless of size — to monitor perfluorooctanic acid (PFOA)...
- Posted April 20, 2019
OCWD President Sarmiento Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
Orange County Water District (OCWD) President Vicente Sarmiento was in Washington D.C. earlier this week to testify before the House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife regarding the provision of a safe and reliable water supply in...
- Posted April 6, 2019
EMWD Part of Trio Co-Sponsoring Legislation for Tax-Free Solution to Safe Drinking Water Needs
With more than a million Californians – primarily in disadvantaged communities — lacking safe drinking and bathing water, Senator Anna Caballero (D-12th District-Salinas) has authored Senate Bill 414 (SB 414) and Senate Bill 669 (SB 669) to...
- Posted March 4, 2019
Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications finalized by Department of Water Resources
As part of the implementation of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced earlier this week the final decisions for groundwater basin boundary modifications requested by local agencies. Under SGMA, basin...
- Posted February 17, 2019
Gov. Newsom Signs Two Bills for Clean Water, Approves $131 Million to Improve Drinking Water
Governor Gavin Newsom signed his first two Assembly Bills on Wednesday in hopes of funding emergency drinking water and fire recovery in California. AB 72 and AB 73 are both early action budget bills. They two bills...
- Posted February 15, 2019
Assemblymen Mathis, Garcia Propose Dedicating Two Percent of State’s General Fund for Water
Late last week, Assemblyman Devon Mathis (R-26th District-Visalia) introduced a bipartisan amendment to the California Constitution for use of the state’s general fund budget for the rebuilding and enhancing of the state’s water infrastructure. Coauthored with Assemblyman...
- Posted January 27, 2019
Gov Newsom’s Proposed Water Tax Meets with Criticism, Praise and Concern
In spite of last year’s failed “Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Act,” proposed by former California Gov. Jerry Brown, the state’s new Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his proposed 2019-20 budget on Thursday with a tax on...
- Posted January 12, 2019
Trump Signs Water Infrastructure Bill
President Donald Trump signed the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 into law Oct. 23 at the White House as lawmakers who played roles in crafting the bipartisan bill looked on. The legislation is the second important...
- Posted October 28, 2018