If you haven’t heard, the Monterey Regional Water Pollution Control Agency is now Monterey One Water. “The agency is beginning a new era of total water management and updating the name reinforces the commitment of the Board of Directors to participating in cooperative regional water solutions,” says General Manager Paul Sciuto.
The EPA just announced its pick of 12 projects to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. CASA members San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and the City of San Diego were among those chosen. The EPA invited the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to apply for $625 for wastewater system updates. [...]
Member Spotlight: Bob Whitley, West Yost Associates Congratulations to Bob Whitley of West Yost Associates! Bob was recently elected to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. A long time and active associate member of CASA, Bob served as senior vice president and chairman [...]
Our 62nd annual conference features top speakers such as State Controller Betty Yee and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. We’re also hosting an impressive line-up of panelists who will address hot topics from Proposition 218 to public private partnerships. This is a great opportunity to hear from industry leaders and experts plus network with colleagues from around the state. [...]
Legislature Passes Cap and Trade Extension On Monday, July 17, the Legislature voted to pass AB 398 (E. Garcia) which extends California’s Cap and Trade program through 2030. Governor Brown’s primary legislative objective for the year was to extend this program. Through hard fought negotiations, the Governor persuaded the Legislature to pass the program extension [...]
We're happy to share there are no proposed increases for 2018. We will ask members to approve the 2018 dues at the current levels during the annual business meeting on August 23.
Congratulations to CASA Associate member Lystek who is the recipient of the Water Technology Company of the Year Award! Read more.
Potable Reuse Bill Moving through Senate The Senate Environmental Quality Committee heard and passed one of CASA's top priority bills, AB 574 (Quirk), on July 5. The bill's next hearing is July 11 before the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee. Read more about the bill and CASA's support letter. Feinstein Joins Others to Sponsor Water Conservation Bill [...]
Calling all Conference Attendees! This year's conference marks the first time the regulatory workgroup will meet during a conference. Attend the group's meeting on August 22 to learn more about its focus, hear about regulatory updates and to see if it's right for your agency's involvement. One-day registration available. Vote for Your Board We will cast ballots at [...]
On Thursday, June 22nd, the Little Hoover Commission met for a final roundtable discussion with special district representatives on draft recommendations they put forward following the two previous hearings. The four specific categories of recommendations were (1) Governance and LAFCO (2) Transparency (3) Climate change adaptation and (4) Healthcare districts. While most of the recommendations [...]