California Association of Sanitation Agencies
January 22, 2015 - Today, the State Water Resources Control Board Chair, Felicia Marcus joined the California Association of Sanitation Agencies as the keynote speaker. Kicking off the second day of CASA’s 2015 Winter Conference, Marcus discussed integrated water management solutions in all levels of government. Facing a possible fourth year of dry weather, Marcus and her colleagues in Governor Jerry Brown’s Administration are leading a statewide water action plan to tackle California’s ongoing drought.
On January 16, 2015, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy joined Vice President Joe Biden to announce the launch of a new Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center. According to USEPA, the Center will increase innovative financing support for communities to sustain their water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure.
January 13, 2015 - More than 400 participants gathered on Monday, January 12 in Sacramento to attend the half-day Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) event “Managing Drought.” Discussing methods for managing the state’s historic drought, panels of California legislators and water experts confronted issues that involved potential policy approaches, strategic water bond investments, and opportunities in future technology & infrastructure.