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 2017 Federal Briefing Book.

ACWA Federal Affairs Committee

Federal Legislative Issues

Federal Regulatory Issues

Federal Appropriations

Latest News about Federal Relations

U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke of Montana was sworn in Wednesday as the new secretary of the Department of Interior, hours after the Senate voted 68-... read»
ACWA on Wednesday presented its prestigious Legislative Leadership Award to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and House Majority Leader... read»
The U.S. Senate late Friday passed ACWA-supported comprehensive water legislation that includes key provisions for California. The 78-21... read»
SACRAMENTO –Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Executive Director Timothy Quinn issued the following statement today... read»
The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, comprehensive legislation to address America’s water infrastructure... read»

Latest Policy Updates

For an overview of federal water issues please read ACWA's 2017 Federal Briefing Book. read more»
The Federal Affairs Committee meeting schedule for 2017 is not yet available. read more»
ACWA participates in the following federal coaltions: American Public Power Association  Family Farm Alliance  National... read more»