Voices on Water

Drought Shows Value of Investments, Need for Statewide Solutions

The latest conservation figures from the State Water Resources Control Board show Californians are continuing to heed the call to cut back on outdoor watering this summer.

In addition to letting their lawns go “California golden” and taking shorter showers, Californians are signaling their interest in making permanent changes to the way they use water indoors and outdoors. ACWA member agencies report a surge in interest in turf rebates, water-wise house calls and incentives to install water-efficient appliances and fixtures in place of thirstier models.

Region 1 Forum Focuses on Marin Water Management

By Judy Mirbegian 

ACWA Members met in Tiburon on July 24 for a Marin Water Forum. The 2015 Region 1 program drew a crowd of more than 50 and highlighted water management in Marin County.

ACWA Regions Take Charge of Change in Sacramento

By Kathy Tiegs

ACWA’s Regions were hard at work in Sacramento during ACWA’s 2015 Spring Conference & Exhibition, holding membership meetings for all ten regions and hosting three region programs.

Region 5 Event Highlights Silicon Valley Innovation and Leadership

By Dick Quigley

ACWA Region 5 partnered with Santa Clara Valley Water District to host a region event in San Jose on March 22 and 23 titled, “Silicon Valley Water Forum.” The event attracted more than 50 attendees and highlighted the Silicon Valley’s leadership in local water management and its investments to ensure a reliable water supply.