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


ACWA Federal Affairs Committee

Latest News about Federal Relations

California’s Republican delegation in the House, on Thursday, introduced a bill designed to improve Western water reliability.  ... read»
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power, on Wednesday, held a hearing to discuss a number of pending pieces... read»
The EPA on June 6 released a draft assessment on the potential impacts of fracking activities on drinking water supplies. The assessment... read»
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Tuesday convened a hearing to examine... read»
Andy Fecko, director of Resource Development for the Placer County Water Agency, testified this week at a hearing before the House Natural... read»

Latest Policy Updates

March 2015 Regulatory Affairs Chart read more»
Attached is the November 2014 edition of the ACWA Federal Regulatory Chart.  read more»
Attached are presentations ACWA has sponsored on the Proposed Clean Water Act Rule. read more»