ACWA Spotlight

Recommendations for Achieving Groundwater Sustainability

ACWA issued a suite of recommendations April 7 for improving management of groundwater basins throughout California.


Save Our Water

Governor Brown has declared a statewide drought emergency and is asking all Californians to reduce their water use.

2013 was the driest year in recorded history for many areas of California... read»

2014 Drought Watch

Late winter rains have brought limited relief to California’s water delivery system, but the Golden State remains locked on drought.

State officials announced April 18 that the initial allocation estimate for the State Water Project... read»

2014 Water Bond

With action heating up on a modified water bond for the 2014 ballot, ACWA is actively supporting two bills expected to be heard in the Legislature on April 29, 2014.


Chromium-6 Drinking Water Standard

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) released a final proposed regulation package for chromium-6 on April 15, 2014, setting the stage for the nation's first drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium to take effect as early... read»

Water Projects Survey

Responses Requested for Survey on Water Storage, Other Projects

The California Water Commission, Delta Stewardship Council, Department of Water Resources, and Association of California Water Agencies are working together to collect... read»

Statewide Water Action Plan

ACWA's Board of Directors unanimously approved a Statewide Water Action Plan for California on Sept. 27, 2013. Developed by a broad cross-section of member water interests convened by ACWA over several months, the plan outlines 15 actions to... read»

Local Districts At Your Service

Water agencies and other special districts are considered to be among the most responsive forms of local government. But that doesn't guarantee the public is aware of the services they provide and the important role they play in their... read»

ACWA Region Elections

ACWA Region elections occur in odd-number years to elect the officers of each region. The officers shall be a chair and a vice chair and three to five board members who are elected by their region by Sept. 30, or the preceding Friday if Sept. 30... read»

Value of Water

Water is essential to our daily lives, but few people stop to consider its value and importance, especially when compared to bottled water and other everyday products.

Tap water costs less than a penny per gallon – a true bargain... read»

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