Regulatory-Affairs News

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»
State Board Announces Curtailments for Senior Water Right Holders
Citing insufficient flows to meet all demands, the State Water Resources Control Board issued curtailment notices June 12 to senior water... read»
Sponsorships Available for Outdoor Water Use Workshops
The California Department of Water Resources is providing up to $2,000 in funding assistance to local water agencies to offer outdoor water... read»
Webinar Series Looks at Water Conservation, Tools and Assistance for Local Agencies
With emergency regulations on mandatory urban water conservation now in effect, local water managers, utility directors and staff are... read»
State Board Releases Draft Emergency Regulation To Implement 25% Statewide Reduction in Urban Water Use
The State Water Resources Control Board released a draft emergency regulatory package April 18 for implementing the required 25% reduction... read»
State Board Releases Draft Framework for Meeting 25% Water Use Reduction in Urban Areas
The State Water Resources Control Board late Tuesday released a fact sheet and proposed regulatory framework for implementing the required... read»