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

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»
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today examined legislative proposals to mitigate the impacts of the drought that has... read»
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced Wednesday that it has selected nine projects to receive $1.49 million under its Desalination and... read»
U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer on Wednesday introduced a bill designed to combat the California drought. The bill, the... 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»