Voices on Water

San Joaquin Valley Members Tackle the Big Issues

by Region 6 Chair Matt Hurley

Regions 6 & 7 jointly hosted their annual San Joaquin Valley Water Forum once again in Visalia on October 16th.  The event garnered 70 attendees from throughout the Valley heard updates from the Capitol and learned critical detail about the current issues facing the San Joaquin Valley.

Lake Cachuma Project – Past, Present, Future

By Region 5 Chair Dick Quigley

ACWA Region 5 hosted an event in Buellton titled, “The Lake Cachuma Project – Past, Present, Future” on October 25 & 26. The event, which focused on one of Santa Barbara County’s major surface water supplies, attracted more than 70 attendees.

ACWA Fall Conference: Where the Water Community Comes Together

Looking for the latest on El Niño? Wondering what the State Water Resources Control Board plans to do next on emergency drought regulations? Need ideas for engaging your customers?

These topics and more are on tap at the ACWA 2015 Fall Conference & Exhibition, Dec. 1-4 in Indian Wells, themed “2015: A Game Changer.”

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.