ACWA Spotlight

ACWA Elections and General Session Dec. 2, 2015

ACWA will convene a General Session Membership Meeting at the association's 2015 Fall Conference & Exhibition in Indian Wells on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The purpose of this meeting is to elect the association's president and vice president... read»

Value of Water

With California now in a fourth consecutive year of drought, water is in the spotlight like never before. As communities throughout the state work to achieve state-mandated urban water conservation targets this summer, many Californians are... read»

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014

California enacted landmark legislation in 2014 known as the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). The legislation provides a framework for sustainable management of groundwater supplies by local authorities, with a limited role for... read»

ACWA's Recommendations for 21st Century Water Storage

ACWA has developed policy recommendations for investing in water storage projects to meet the state's water needs.

The recommendations, contained in a policy document approved by the ACWA Board of Directors in early 2015, are intended... read»

2015 Drought Watch

New: ACWA's Drought Response Toolkit is now available. Click here


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»

Special Webinar Series

With emergency regulations on mandatory urban water conservation now in effect, ACWA and the Governor's Office hosted a special webinar series for local water managers, utility directors and staff.


Healthy Headwaters

ACWA's Headwaters Framework "Improving the Resiliency of California's Headwaters" lays the foundation for future work that could have substantial statewide water supply and ecological benefits, while improving... read»

Chromium-6 Drinking Water Standard

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) finalized the nation's first drinking water standard for chromium-6 drinking water standard on July 1, 2014.

ACWA is actively engaged on this issue, including sponsoring SB 385 (Hueso)... read»

2014 Water Bond

Proposition 1 in Action

The $7.545 billion water bond approved overwhelmingly by California voters last November is expected to provide a significant infusion of funding for water projects and programs at a... read»

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