ACWA Spotlight

Recommendations for Achieving Groundwater Sustainability

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


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»

2014 Drought Watch

Recent storms boosted the Sierra snowpack and runoff into reservoirs, but state officials say it’s far from enough to end drought conditions in California.


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»

2014 Water Bond

As part of a comprehensive water package enacted in 2009, the Legislature approved a water bond now slated for the November 2014 ballot to provide $11.14 billion in general obligation bond funds for projects and programs to improve water supply... read»

Save Our Water

Governor Brown has declared a statewide drought emergency and is asking all Californians to reduce their water use by 20 percent. California is experiencing a serious drought and the state will be... 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»

Chromium-6 Drinking Water Standard

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has published a draft maximum contaminant level (MCL) for hexavalent chromium, or chromium-6. ACWA is actively engaged on this issue and is providing a number of resources for use by our member... 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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