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Member News

California Water Professionals Appreciation Week Recap Thank you to all of our members who participated in California Water Professionals Appreciation Week! We appreciate those of you who shared your agency’s activities during the week and promoted the activities of other member agencies. Below are two member profiles we featured to highlight the important role water [...]

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Legislative and Regulatory Update

President Expected to Sign Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill Last week the Senate overwhelmingly passed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, S. 3021 (WRDA) by a vote if 99-1. The expansive bill addresses the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water resources activities and water infrastructure programs at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The bill symbolizes Congress’ [...]

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Mark Your Calendar

CASA Attorneys: Join us at the NACWA/CASA California Legal Forum & Luncheon Attention California clean water leaders and legal experts. You are invited to the NACWA/CASA California Legal Forum & Luncheon on November 15 in San Diego where we will tackle unique California clean water legal challenges as part of the National Clean Water Law [...]

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Water Professionals Appreciation Week

California Water Professionals Appreciation Week Interview Name: Todd Morine Title: Water Treatment Operator III Number of years in the water industry: 3 years at wastewater treatment plants Responsibilities: My responsibilities are to ensure that Folsom’s 50 MGD water treatment plant stay in regulatory compliance. • Daily reads from various detection equipment allowing changes to various [...]

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Water Professionals Appreciation Week

California Water Professionals Appreciation Week Interview Name: Chris Robinson Title: Senior Waste Water Collections Tech Number of years in the water industry: 13 years (18 total years with the City of Folsom) Responsibilities: Directing a staff of 6 with daily duties such as the following: • Ensuring the entire sewer system within the city is [...]

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Legislative Update

Governor Acts on Bills of Interest The final outcome for the bills in the 2018 legislative session have now been determined. September 30 was the deadline for the Governor to sign or veto all the bills sent to him for consideration. Several bills CASA was involved with this year were acted on in the last [...]

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Regulatory Update

CASA Comments on Compost Facilities White Paper On September 24, CASA provided comments to the California Air Resources Board on a discussion white paper related to compost facilities. The discussion paper was jointly developed by the California Air Pollution Control Officers Association, California Air Resources Board and CalRecycle. The paper addressed air quality permitting and regulatory [...]

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News

Heal the Ocean Releases Study on Ocean Discharges Last week, Heal the Ocean released a study entitled Inventory of Municipal Wastewater Discharges to California Coastal Waters. The study concludes that 417 billion gallons of treated municipal wastewater was discharged into the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay in 2015. It suggests that ocean discharges provide [...]

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Member News

San Diego City Council Approves Innovative Recycled Drinking Water Project The first phase of Pure Water San Diego is scheduled to begin construction in 2019. This is the city's phased, multi-year program that will provide one-third of San Diego's water supply locally by 2035. Pure Water will use proven purification technology to recycle wastewater into [...]

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In Memorium

Betsy Price The CASA community mourns the passing of Betsy Price, the wife of CASA Past President Mayor Harry Price. Betsy was a frequent guest at CASA events and a great support to Harry.  Our sincere condolences to the Price family. She will be missed.

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