ACWA Spotlight

2015 Drought Watch

With the April 1 snow survey revealing the lowest snowpack measurement ever recorded – just 5% of average for the date – the state is undoubtedly beginning its fourth year of historic drought and record-warm temperatures.

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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»

Attitudes on Water Conservation

As California enters a fourth year of drought, a new statewide poll reveals that the vast majority of Californians – some 90 percent – are willing to make significant changes to conserve water both inside and out, and more than 80... 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»

Save Our Water

As Californians face a fourth year of serious drought, Save Our Water -- a partnership between ACWA and the California Department of Water Resources -- is in high gear to reach out to consumers with... read»

Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014

On Sept. 16, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law an unprecedented three-bill legislative package, known as the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 (SGMA). The SGMA provides a framework for sustainable management of groundwater supplies by... read»

New ACWA Member Portal

ACWA has a new Member Portal that lets you register for events, access members-only resources, and update your contact information in ACWA's membership records.

To access ACWA's new member portal, ... 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»

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