Regulatory-Affairs News

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»
State Water Board Hears Comments on Proposed Drinking Water Fees
The State Water Resources Control Board held a public hearing Wednesday to receive public comment related to its draft Drinking Water... read»
EPA Issues Advisories on Two Chemical Contaminants
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued nationwide drinking water health advisories on two chemical contaminants previously... read»
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»