Comment Letter: SB 45 (Portantino) Bond Act of 2022

  • Mar 9, 2021
  • Comment Letters

To: The Honorable Henry Stern

Subject: SB 45 (Portantino): The Wildfire Prevention, Safe Drinking Water, Drought Preparation, and Flood Protection Bond Act of 2022 – SUPPORT IF AMENDED

Letter excerpt:

The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) has adopted a Support if Amended position on SB 45 and recommends additional funding for water infrastructure projects that will increase the State’s water resilience and reduce the impacts of climate change. ACWA is keenly aware of the growing impacts of climate change on our State’s natural resources. From droughts, floods, catastrophic wildfires, and sea level rise, water managers and many others are faced with growing challenges as a result of climate change. For this reason, ACWA encourages the legislature to consider significant funding in the following key areas.

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