Regulatory-Affairs News

State Water Board Adopts Local Supply-Based Assessment Approach to Conservation Regulation
The State Water Resources Control Board today approved modifications to the existing emergency water conservation regulation to reflect... read»
Emergency Conservation Mandate No Longer Warranted, ACWA Says in Comment Letter
Citing significantly improved water supply conditions, ACWA is recommending that the State Water Resources Control Board rescind its... read»
2016 Emergency Regulation Takes Effect; Information Updated on State Water Board Website
The 2016 emergency conservation regulation adopted by the State Water Resources Control Board on Feb. 2 has been approved by the Office of... read»
State Water Board Adopts 2016 Emergency Conservation Regulation
The State Water Resources Control Board voted late Tuesday to adopt an emergency conservation regulation that extends mandatory urban... read»
ACWA Provides Comments to State Water Board on 2016 Emergency Conservation Regulation
SACRAMENTO –Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Executive Director Timothy Quinn today called on the State Water... read»
State Water Board Issues Draft Emergency Conservation Regulation for 2016
The State Water Resources Control Board released a draft emergency conservation regulation late Friday that would extend the requirements... read»
Blog Post: Let's Get the Right Approach to Drought Response in 2016
There are some critical lessons to learn from the 2015 experience with the State Water Resources Control Board's emergency conservation... read»
State Water Board Sets Dec. 7 Workshop on Next Steps for Conservation Regulations
The State Water Resources Control Board has set a public workshop for Dec. 7 in Sacramento to gather input on potential extension and... read»
Statewide Water Use Declined 29% in May, New Figures Show
Statewide residential water use declined nearly 29% in May, the steepest drop to date since urban water suppliers began reporting monthly... read»
Curtailments Issued for Senior Water Right Holders on Merced River and Upper San Joaquin River
Two weeks after announcing curtailments for 114 senior water right holders in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River and Delta watersheds, the... read»