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

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) Thursday released a draft of a bill to address the multi-year drought currently afflicting California. The... read»
The $1.15 trillion omnibus appropriations bill (HR 2029) funding the federal government for Fiscal Year 2016 was released by congressional... read»
House and Senate negotiators this week included in the conference version of their surface transportation bill a provision that will... read»
The U.S. Senate today passed a short-term highway transportation bill that will extend the deadline for railroads to install the automated... read»
Saying the action was intended to “silence the whirlwind of confusion” that has surrounded a controversial expansion of the... read»

Latest Policy Updates

Federal Regulatory Chart January 2016 read more»
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»