Voices on Water

It’s Time for the Water Community to Unite around a Statewide Water Action Plan

With state and federal agencies working toward the release a public draft of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, much attention is focused on the Delta and the need for long-term solutions. We all know a Delta solution is critical to the state’s water future, but it is just one component of a broader set of actions needed to address overall water supply reliability and ecosystem health in California.

ACWA Members Highlight Concerns with AB 145

With the Senate Health Committee set to hear AB 145 (Perea) this week, water agencies throughout the state are voicing concerns about the bill and its potential negative consequences for the state’s drinking water program.

ACWA 2013 Plan Sets Priority Actions for Success This Year

Smart athletes know that critical end-game adjustments can lead to victory. As several key water policy initiatives near critical end stages in 2013, ACWA is already out of the gate with a number of priority actions to advocate for ACWA members and ensure our goals are met.

ACWA’s 2013 Action Plan, adopted by the Board of Directors on March 29, tees up a full menu of actions and initiatives this year to shape statewide water policy and help our members do their jobs.

Region 6 & 7 Joint Water Forum Looks at San Joaquin Valley Issues

Regions 6 and 7 members gathered in Visalia March 15 for a water forum to hear about San Joaquin Valley Water issues and regulatory updates. We’ve been hosting the Visalia water forum for several years now, trying to offer insights from key "regulators" and "stakeholders" along with interesting perspectives from local San Joaquin Valley representatives in the Capitol.