- North Coast Board Issues General Waste Discharge Requirements for Dairies
- Reclamation Announces 2020 Colorado River Operating Conditions
- Water right license revoked by State Water Board
- Reclamation Offering Grant Funding to Prepare for Drought Resiliency Projects in 2020 and 2021
- Rhys Vineyards, LLC Agrees to Pay $3.7 Million for Multiple Violations of Federal Clean Water Act
All posts tagged "legislation"
New State Law Will Require Additional Review of Water Transfers in the Mojave Desert, Targets Cadiz Water Project
Legislation authored by Sen. Richard Roth (D-31st District-Riverside) and signed last week by California Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to require additional review of the Cadiz Water Project by various state agencies effective Jan. 1, 2020. Adding...
- Posted August 8, 2019
Gov. Newsom Signs AB 1220 Safeguarding Central Basin MWD’s Seats on Metropolitan’s BOD
Legislation by Assembly Member Cristina Garcia (D-58th District-Downey) which sought to ensure that Central Basin Municipal Water District (CBMWD) maintained its two seats on the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) of Southern California Board of Directors (BOD) was...
- Posted August 4, 2019
Fresno County’s Tombstone Territory Home to Signing of Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Bill
Tombstone Territory, a small community one mile outside of Sanger in Fresno County was the site of Wednesday’s signing of the Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Bill by California Governor Gavin Newsom. Some of the residents of...
- Posted July 26, 2019
CA Senator Harris Introduces $250 Billion Water Justice Act to Address National Water Crisis
On Monday, California’s junior senator, Kamala Harris (D-CA), introduced the Water Justice Act, landmark legislation calling for the U.S. to invest $250 billion in water safety, affordability, and sustainability. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI 5th District-Flint) and Rep....
- Posted July 25, 2019
Renewed Bipartisan Water Resources Research Amendments Act Introduced by CA’s Josh Harder
California Representative Josh Harder (D-10th District-Modesto) and three other U.S. Representatives recently introduced legislation for a renewed Water Resources Research Amendments Act (WRRAA) which was originally passed in 1964 but expired in 2011. The WRRAA would create...
- Posted July 19, 2019
Continuation of Drought Legislation Sought by Bipartisan Western Senators
Four western senators are looking to build on Senator Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) 2016 California drought legislation that was included in the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act. Senators Feinstein, Cory Gardner (R-CO), Martha McSally (R-AZ.)...
- Posted June 27, 2019
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