Federal Relations

Through its Washington, D.C., office, ACWA monitors and weighs in on federal legislation that affects California water. It also represents its members before the Administration and key federal regulatory agencies.

Current Issues

For an overview of key California water issues and ACWA's positions on federal legislation, please review ACWA's 2016 Federal Briefing Book.

ACWA Federal Affairs Committee

Federal Legislative Issues

Federal Regulatory Issues

Federal Appropriations

Latest News about Federal Relations

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today voted to report out of committee the S. 2848, the Water Resources Development... read»
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate began work on the Energy and Water Appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2017, which... read»
In separate March 24 letters sent by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and a Republican delegation in the House of Representatives led by... read»
As part of the United Nations World Water Day aimed at raising awareness of water issues and building sustainable solutions through science... read»
A diverse group of stakeholders sent a letter March 15 to U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the chair and ranking... read»

Latest Policy Updates

The Federal Affairs Committee will meet on the following dates in 2016: TBD TBD TBD read more»
ACWA participates in the following federal coaltions: American Public Power Association  Family Farm Alliance  National... read more»