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Water Recycling Legislation Moves Forward

Friday, May 26th was the fiscal committee deadline for bills to be passed from the Appropriations Committees in both houses.  The Senate and Assembly held their notorious “suspense file” hearings on Thursday and Friday to decide which of the hundreds of bills being considered for their fiscal impacts would move [...]

CASA Awarded Grant to Study Biochar

CASA has received a $238,000 grant from the U.S. Forest Service to evaluate the use of wood biochar as a wastewater filtration medium. This project will test biochar produced as a byproduct from forest biomass gasification for renewable energy production. California’s forests have experienced an unprecedented tree mortality crisis, with [...]

Water Board Reconvenes CEC Expert Panel

In preparation for revising the 2009 Recycled Water Policy, the State Water Board will reconvene the expert panel on constituents of emerging concern. In addition to updating their recommendations for CEC monitoring for landscape irrigation and groundwater recharge, the panel will be asked to weigh in on surface water augmentation [...]

CASA Joins Broad Coalition in Support of the Low Carbon Fuel Standard

CASA is one of over 150 vehicle fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, fuel producers, and associations who have urged Governor Brown and legislative leaders to retain the low carbon fuel standard (LCFS). In a letter sent May 11, the coalition expressed strong support for the standard, which will reduce the carbon [...]


Jun 2017

CASA Spring Attorneys Meeting

Jun 2

10:00 am - 2:00 pmRegistration: $200.00 Please contact Cheryl MacKelvie (916-446-0388)…At Downey Brand

Jul 2017

11th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse

Jul 23

Jul 27

12:00 amFor more information.At Westin Long Beach

Aug 2017

CASA 62nd Annual Conference

Aug 22

Aug 24

All DayMore information to come. Attendee Registration…At Marriott Marquis San Diego