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California Water Professionals Appreciation Week October 7-15

Water agencies across the state are saying “THANK YOU!” to the hardworking water professionals in California. The first-ever Water Professionals Appreciation Week will launch this October as part of a new annual designation intended to highlight the important role of water industry professionals and local public water agencies in ensuring safe and reliable water, [...]

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Member News

IEUA Announces New General Manager The Inland Empire Utilities Agency will welcome Halla Razak as its new general manager starting December 1. She currently serves as the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department Director where she helped lead initiatives for Pure Water San Diego. She replaces Joe Grindstaff who is retiring after almost five [...]

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Advocating for Our Members

CASA Weighs in on Surface Water Augmentation Draft Regulations Alongside WateReuse California, we recently submitted joint comments to the State Water Board on the surface water augmentation draft regulations. We voiced our support for the proposed regulations to allow placing highly treated recycled water in drinking water reservoirs. Surface water augmentation projects, implemented through these [...]

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Your 2017 Legislative Round-Up

We work year-round to serve as the leading voice for our members and public wastewater agencies on regulatory, legislative and legal issues. With the legislative session ending Friday, here’s a recap of the priority legislation we followed and helped shape on the state level. The bills are now on Governor Brown’s desk for consideration. The [...]

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CVSan General Manager Shares Value of CASA Membership

We’re thankful to our members! Their support enables our work to influence California’s clean water future. If you’re not a CASA member, we invite you to join as together we are stronger. Not sure about the value of membership? Here are a few words from CASA member Roland Williams, general manager of Castro Valley-based CVSan. [...]

By |September 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on CVSan General Manager Shares Value of CASA Membership

Advocating for our Members

CASA and ACWA to Testify at Congressional Hearing We accepted an invitation to testify before the Water Resources Subcommittee of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on September 26. CASA and the Association of California Water Agencies will submit joint written testimony advocating for water and wastewater agencies. Las Virgenes Municipal Water District General Manager [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Advocating for our Members

Your Legislative and Regulatory Updates

Legislature to Recognize Water Professional’s Week We are among the many water associations to support Senate Concurrent Resolution 80, authored by Senator Bill Dodd. The resolution will formally declare the first week of October “Water Professionals Appreciation Week.” Stay tuned for promotional resources to come. SCR 80 emphasizes the importance of California’s water and wastewater [...]

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Get a Jump Start on Conference Week

CASA’s 62nd Annual Conference is right around the corner. Preview the program to plan out your days. Also, consider these tips to make the most of your participation.   Take a look at the attendee list and plan your networking breaks. Get the latest legislative, regulatory and communications updates by attending committee and workgroup meetings. Find [...]

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Member News

Thanks for Joining us in San Diego Our 62nd annual conference in San Diego was a huge success thanks to our members and excellent speakers and panelists who joined us. Participants heard from State Controller Betty Yee, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and had great photo ops with Santa Rosa Water’s “Sewerman.” Presentations are available [...]

By |July 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Member News

Look Who’s Coming to San Diego? Are You?

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. [...]

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