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Delivering Safe Drinking Water

Ensuring California’s water is clean, safe, and reliable is worth investment.

Clean, Safe, Reliable Drinking Water

Delivering clean, safe, reliable water 24/7 takes regular maintenance of complex water systems, advanced water treatment, and investments in new technology, infrastructure and resources.

ACWA's Efforts

ACWA is working on a number of fronts to address the state’s complex drinking water issues. ACWA is taking the lead on developing and advancing drinking water solutions that are reasonable, effective and workable for public agencies.

ACWA is opposed to a statewide tax on water. ACWA also is working with the state to help shape the development of a statewide low-income water rate assistance program.When appropriate, ACWA sponsors legislation to address drinking water issues.

ACWA Member Efforts

Delivering safe drinking water is job number one for local water agencies. Through regular and thorough testing, California’s water agencies ensure that drinking water supplies are safe and comply with all state and federal drinking water regulations for contaminants such as lead, nitrates, and harmful bacteria.

Water agencies also  make critical investments in water treatment technologies and water supply projects to ensure the safest, most reliable water possible.

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“Ensuring that every Californian has access to safe and affordable drinking water is one of ACWA’s top policy priorities.” Cindy Tuck ACWA Deputy Executive Director for Government Relations

Materials From ACWA’s Lead Testing & Service Line Inventory Webinar Now Available Online

by Emily Allshouse

On Jan. 9, in cooperation with the State Water Resources Control Board, ACWA hosted an informational webinar for public and […]

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ACWA Lead Testing & Service Line Inventory Webinar

by Emily Allshouse

On Jan. 9, in cooperation with the State Water Resources Control Board, ACWA hosted an informational webinar for public and […]

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ACWA Hosting Jan. 9 Webinar on New State Law Regarding School Lead Testing

by Will Holbert

ACWA will host a Tuesday, Jan. 9 informational webinar for public and community water systems that will provide updates to […]

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SB 623 Becomes Two-Year Bill

by Emily Allshouse

On Sept. 1, the Assembly Appropriations Committee referred SB 623 by Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) – a bill aimed at […]

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SB 623: News and Opinion Round Up

by Emily Allshouse

ACWA has compiled the following clips covering SB 623 by Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel), a bill aimed at funding safe […]

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