California Association of Sanitation Agencies
The Greater Vancouver Sewerage & Drainage District, hereinafter referred to as the "Corporation" or “Metro Vancouver,” invites submissions of Expressions of Interest regarding the ...
CASA is lending its support to the governor's Healthy Soils Initiative. Led by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), the initiative aims to ensure soils are sustainable and resilient to climate change by increasing carbon in soil and establishing long term goals for carbon levels in all California's agricultural soils.
Last Tuesday, the State Water Resources Control Board approved updated guidelines for its Water Recycling Funding Program aimed at improving funding for water recycling projects. The amended guidelines allow the distribution of $625 million in Proposition 1 water recycling funds. According to the Water Board, Proposition 1 monies will be "combined with existing bond funds, and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, to provide the best possible funding packages for the maximum number of water recycling projects."
With CASA initiating and leading the effort, a coalition of seven California and national water associations have expressed support for a congressional effort to ...
San Diego imports 85% of its water from the Colorado River and Northern California. To address the challenges of rising imported water costs, population growth, and ongoing drought, the City of San Diego is ...
June 15 marks the constitutional deadline for the legislature to vote on the 2015-16 state budget and send it to the governor for his consideration. The governor will have until July 1 to sign or veto the spending package, which may differ by as much as $1 billion from the governor’s May revision. Of interest to CASA members is the Budget Conference Committee action last week to appropriate an additional $132 million for recycled water grant and loan monies, rather than reject the Governor’s $475 million, three-year appropriation plan.
The Board of Directors of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has selected Adam Krantz to be the Association's next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Krantz, who has been with NACWA since 2001 and currently serves as the Association's Managing Director of Government & Public Affairs, was tapped to be NACWA's next chief staff executive after an extensive nationwide search.
CASA's sponsored bills, AB 1144 (Renewable Energy Credits) and AB 888 (ban the sale of products with microbeads), have been referred to policy committees in the Senate and are scheduled to be heard in the coming weeks. We urge agencies to help secure the passage of these bills by sending letters of support to key members of the Senate.
The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted on a bipartisan basis to renew the National Estuary Program. CASA championed this Clean Water Act assistance program during the last rewrite of the Clean Water Act in 1987, at which time San Francisco Bay was one of the first estuaries to be legislatively defined as a national priority.