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Apr 28 2015

Governor Brown to Help Cities Bolster Water Waste Enforcement, Streamline Environmental Review of Water Projects

Governor Brown, meeting with mayors from across the state, today announced he will propose legislation to help local officials better enforce conservation requirements and will direct state agencies to streamline environmental review of local water supply projects. “These measures will strengthen the ability of local officials to build new water projects and ensure that water is not wasted,” said Governor Brown. “As this drought stretches on, we'll continue to do whatever is necessary to help communities save more water.”

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Apr 21 2015

CASA-Sponsored Bills Move on to Second Policy Committees

Please send letters of support to help aid the passage of AB 1144 and AB 888.

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Apr 16 2015

WateReuse Research Foundation seeks proposals

The WateReuse Research Foundation is seeking proposals for a new research project; From Collection System to Tap: Resiliency of Treatment Processes for Direct Potable Reuse.

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Apr 14 2015

All are Invited to the California Drought Summit

Join industry professionals and legislators for this free California Drought Summit on May 11 in Sacramento. 

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Apr 13 2015

Apply Now for Water Bond Funding for Recycled Water Projects

The State Water Board is calling on all agencies developing recycled water projects to begin the application process for Proposition 1 (2014 Water Bond) funds as soon as possible.

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Apr 09 2015

2015 CASA Achievement Awards Program Open for Applications

Each year, CASA recognizes extraordinary efforts undertaken by our members through our Achievement Awards Program. We are now accepting applications for the 2015 CASA Achievement Awards. The deadline for submittal is Wednesday, June 24.

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Apr 03 2015

WERF Posts New RFPs

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) is seeking proposals for the following efforts on which we will keep you posted: 

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Apr 02 2015

CASA Welcomes New Manager of Communications

This year, in order to provide the best possible support to our members, we created a new Manager of Communications staff position.

This role was initially filled by Shery Vang, who left to pursue other opportunities. After a comprehensive search, we’re very pleased to introduce our new Manager of Communications, Brooke Sobol.

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Apr 02 2015

Governor Calls for Mandatory Water Reductions as State Faces Record Drought

Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded, and with no end to the drought in sight, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has issued an Executive Order intended to save water, increase enforcement to prevent wasteful water use, streamline the state's drought response, and invest in new technologies that will make California more drought-resilient.

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Mar 27 2015

Federal Representatives Introduce Water Resiliency and Drought Relief Bills

Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), along with cosponsors Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Harry Reid (D-NV), recently introduced the Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act (S. 741). The bill is identical to legislation Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) introduced last month and that CASA endorsed. CASA will join with other stakeholders in support of S.

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