- District poised to capture more stormwater thanks to Army Corps of Engineers
- Metropolitan Water District Looks to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Address Climate Change
- Reclamation Seeks to Help Fund Watershed Groups’ On-the-Ground Watershed Management Projects
- Three California Water Agencies Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Develop Water Market Strategies
- $5 Million Fund Established by Fenner Valley Water Authority and Cadiz, Inc. for Water Quality Investments in Disadvantaged Communities
All posts tagged "legislation"
Rep. Denham’s San Joaquin Valley Water Storage Legislation Passes the House
Legislation by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-10th District-Turlock) and Rep. Jim Costa (D-16th District-Modesto) to authorize the financing of new water storage projects passed the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week and is a milestone toward helping...
- Posted September 17, 2018
“Voluntary” Water Tax Dies in Legislature
Another attempt by legislators to tax Californians for clean water has failed in a last-minute attempt and the failure has received praise by many. Senate Bill (SB) 845 by State Senator Bill Monning (D-17th District-Monterey) would have...
- Posted September 6, 2018
State Senate Committee Blocks Effort to Scuttle Cadiz Water Project
A last minute bill to block the Cadiz Water Project, located in San Bernardino County, was defeated Friday night in the California State Senate on a 7-0 vote of the Appropriations Committee, just hours before the end...
- Posted September 2, 2018
Legislation co-sponsored by Eastern Municipal Water District Awaits Governor’s Signature
Assembly Bill 2050 – the Small System Water Authority Act of 2018 – has passed the California Assembly and the California Senate and now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature. Co-sponsored by Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) and...
- Posted September 1, 2018
Last-Minute Gut-and-Amend Legislation Targets Locally Approved Cadiz Water Project
A last-minute bill by State Senator Richard Roth (D- 31st District-Riverside), which seeks to give authority to the State Lands Commission in conjunction with the Department of Fish and Wildlife to further review the Cadiz Water Project,...
- Posted August 31, 2018
Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Board Votes Unanimously in Support of Proposition 3
The Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018, known as Proposition 3 and slated for the November ballot, recently received the unanimous vote of the Board of Directors of the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water...
- Posted August 17, 2018
State Water Resources Control Board Adopts Resolution for Improved Access to Water Data
The passage of the Open and Transparent Water Data Act (AB1755) authored by Assemblyman Bill Dodd, (D-3rd District-Vacaville) in 2016 has spurred the State Water Resources Control Board and its nine Regional Water Boards to adopt a...
- Posted July 12, 2018
Title transfer would grant Contra Costa Water District Possession of Canal System
Federal legislation has been recently introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California), Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) and Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-11th Congressional District-Richmond) to transfer the Contra Costa Canal System, currently a federal system, to the Contra Costa...
- Posted June 17, 2018
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Introduces Legislation to Assist Low-Income Households with Water Bills
Looking to assist low-income households to pay for rising sewer and water bills, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-California) has introduced the Water Affordability Act of 2018 (S.3015). The legislation aims to have the Environmental Protection Agency...
- Posted June 12, 2018
Governor Brown Signs Legislation for Statewide Water Efficiency Goals
Governor Jerry Brown signed two pieces of legislation on Thursday calling for better preparation for droughts and climate change by establishing statewide water efficiency standards. The bills have been anticipated for some time as the state strengthens...
- Posted June 2, 2018