Regulatory-Affairs News

Communications Resources Available on Chromium-6
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a report Sept. 20 stating that 200 million Americans across the country are exposed to... read»
Blog Post: Flow Proposal Points to Need for Comprehensive Approach
ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn writes in a Voices on Water blog that the draft flow objectives for the San Joaquin River released... read»
State Water Board Adopts Revised Schedule for Annual Drinking Water Fees
The State Water Resources Control Board adopted a revised fee schedule Tuesday for annual operating fees paid by public water systems to... read»
State Water Board Posts New Fact Sheet on “Stress Test” Submissions
The State Water Resources Control Board has posted a new fact sheet on the “stress test” process that allows urban water... read»
Environmental Groups Seek Emergency Regulations to Prevent Smelt Extinction
Saying current Delta diversions threaten irreparable harm to the public trust, three environmental groups have asked the State Water... read»
Urban Advisory Group Named to Assist with Executive Order on Conservation
The Department of Water Resources has provided public notice that an urban advisory group has been named to help implement Gov. Jerry Brown... read»
Conservation Strong in June Under New “Stress Test” Approach
Californians continued their water-wise practices in June, reducing urban water use by 21.5% statewide under new state rules that emphasize... read»
State Water Board Holds Workshops on Developing MCL for 1,2,3-TCP
The State Water Resources Control Board is conducting workshops on development of a drinking water standard for 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (or... read»
Blog Post: New Strategy on Delta Smelt a Step in the Right Direction
With the release of the Delta Smelt Resiliency Strategy, state and federal agencies have outlined a comprehensive set of tools that can... read»
Registration Opens for ACWA 2016 Regulatory Summit
Registration is now open for ACWA’s 2016 Regulatory Summit titled “Water and Energy: Beyond the Nexus.” read»