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New Member We're pleased to announce that Idyllwild Water District has joined CASA. General Manager Jack Hoagland is a past president and past board member. Please join us in welcoming Idyllwild Water District. Membership Recruitment Coordinator We’re pleased to announce CASA past president Steve Hogg recently joined us as a consultant to coordinate membership recruitment. Steve [...]

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Mark Your Calendar

California State Water Control Board to Host DPR Workshops The State Water Resources Control Board will host public workshops April 23 in Oakland and April 26 in Los Angeles. Each workshop will focus on receiving public input regarding a proposed framework to regulate direct potable reuse in California. Read more. WEF Webinar on How to Win [...]

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Legislative & Regulatory Updates

CASA to Comment on SRF Intended Use Plan The State Water Board recently released a proposed Intended Use Plan to set the funding priority and processes for clean water projects in fiscal year 2018/19. The plan includes several significant changes to the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program.  We will comment on the changes by [...]

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Sacramento Public Policy Forum Highlights

More than 40 CASA and WateReuse CA members joined our joint Public Policy Forum last week. Participants heard from Assembly member Anna Caballero about water conservation legislation and its relationship to recycled water. They also heard from Assembly committee consultants about their insights and advice for effective advocacy. Following the morning presentations, participants joined CASA [...]

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Make a Difference in One Day: Join Us for the April 11 Public Policy Forum

The CASA/WaterReuse California Sacramento Public Policy Forum is just a week away. Now is the time to firm up your plans to participate.  Join your colleagues from around the state for morning presentations from legislators and key capitol staff. In the afternoon, you will then have the opportunity to meet with your elected representatives to [...]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Make a Difference in One Day: Join Us for the April 11 Public Policy Forum

Legislative & Regulatory Updates

Flushability Standards Moving Forward The International Water Services Flushability Group met March 20-21 to consider comments received on the second draft of the IWSFG flushability standard. CASA is a member of the IWSFG, an international group of wastewater utilities and associations. Its members share a common goal to reduce problems caused by the inappropriate flushing of consumer products. The IWSFG [...]

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Member News

Monterey One Water Named Recycled Water Agency of the Year Congratulations to Monterey One Water! The agency was selected  as the Recycled Water Agency of the Year (Large) at last week’s WateReuse CA annual conference in Monterey. Since 1998, the agency’s projects have provided a safe and reliable water supply for the 21st Century. The [...]

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CASA Sets Advocacy Priorities for 2018

CASA’s State Legislative Committee met Friday to review and take positions on about 100 bills introduced in the 2018 legislative session. Here’s a highlight of the bills we support and oppose. We also took a “work with author” position on several bills. We will provide technical input and feedback on these bills as they move forward. [...]

By |March 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on CASA Sets Advocacy Priorities for 2018

Interested in Influencing Legislation? Join us in Sacramento.

The CASA and WateReuse Joint Public Policy Forum is April 11 in Sacramento. This is your opportunity to participate in the policy making process on behalf of your agency. Following a morning program with featured speakers and panels, participants will meet their legislators in pre-arranged meetings to discuss priority issues for the year. We hope you [...]

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Regulatory Updates & Other News

CWEA Annual Conference to Feature CASA’s Greg Kester Our Director of Renewable Resources Greg Kester is again in demand for his expertise on biosolids issues. He’ll speak not once—but twice—at the California Water Environment Association’s Annual Conference, April 17-20 in Sacramento. During a Tuesday workshop, Greg will present on co-digestion opportunities and challenges. Wednesday afternoon he will lead [...]

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