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CASA News 12-1

Explore Hot Topics at the 2022 CASA Winter Conference Join us at CASA’s 2022 Winter Conference at the Hilton Palm Springs on January 19-21. Bring your colleagues and join the hot topic discussions we are all concerned with including infrastructure funding, climate resiliency, public messaging, PFAS, and much more! We are also bringing back all [...]

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Federal Legislative Update 12-1

IRS Releases Guidance The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued guidance on the taxability of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds established under the American Rescue Plan Act (SLFR Funds) used to pay utility bills during the pandemic. Under the new guidance, payments received under SLFR Funds is not considered gross income and thus [...]

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In Case You Missed It 12-1

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program The Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) is moving forward with a program to reimburse wastewater agencies that incurred financial losses due to customer nonpayment during the pandemic. CSD has received final approval of the 2021 Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) State Plan from the U.S. [...]

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Webinars, Workshops & Events 12-1

Exclusive Member Benefit: Webinar Tracking Made Easy! Would you like to receive a comprehensive list of upcoming webinars, workshops, and events delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up for CASA’s newest LISTSERV, Professional Development, a source to keep you informed of upcoming webinars, workshops, trainings, events, and general opportunities for professional development in all facets [...]

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CASA News 11-10

2022 CASA Winter Conference We are happy to announce that our 2022 Winter Conference will be held in-person at the Hilton Palm Springs on January 19-21. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen each other at a CASA Winter Conference, and while some things have changed, the best parts remain the same! We are [...]

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Federal Legislative Update 11-10

House Passes Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act After months of scheduling delays, House Democratic leadership passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3864) on a vote of 228 - 206 last week. The legislation now goes to the President's desk to be signed into law. H.R. 3684 provides a total of $1.2 trillion in [...]

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Regulatory Updates 11-10

Sign up for CASA’s Regulatory Updates CASA’s Regulatory Workgroup regularly puts together a comprehensive e-newsletter to share all regulatory updates on key issues and workgroup initiatives with the CASA membership. If you are interested in receiving these regulatory updates, please contact Jared Voskuhl. Last month’s edition is available here.   SWB 2020 Volumetric Report– 1M [...]

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In Case You Missed It 11-10

LVMWD and CASA on Air! CASA’s Jessica Gauger joined the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) for an interview with KCLU, a local national public radio station for the Central California Coast to talk wipes! Listen to the interview and check out the news article here.   Drought Assistance Available from U.S. EPA If your [...]

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Member News 11-10

Welcome New Associate Member! Forward Lateral   EMWD Honored as Forward-Thinking Utility Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) has been recognized with the 2021 Utility of the Future Today award for its commitment to a sustainable clean energy portfolio, marking the second consecutive year it has earned the honor. EMWD’s award application highlighted its investments in [...]

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Webinars, Workshops & Events

Exclusive Member Benefit: Webinar Tracking Made Easy! Would you like to receive a comprehensive list of upcoming webinars, workshops, and events delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up for CASA’s newest LISTSERV, Professional Development, a source to keep you informed of upcoming webinars, workshops, trainings, events, and general opportunities for professional development in all facets [...]

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