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Legislative Update

Final Actions on Legislation in 2019 Sunday, October 13 was the final deadline for Governor Newsom to sign or veto all of the legislation sent to him during the 2019 Legislative Session. This year the Legislature introduced 3033 bills, and the Governor ultimately signed 1169 and vetoed 172. Several bills with which CASA was actively [...]

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PFAS Developments Continue, CASA Fact Sheet Available PFAS continues to receive significant attention at the state and federal level. Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of manmade fluorinated compounds which are used for a variety of applications by both industry and residential households. They have garnered a significant amount of attention in recent [...]

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Member News

Metropolitan, Sanitation Districts Launch New Water Recycling Demonstration Plant to Develop New Local Water Source Facility could lead to one of largest recycling plants in U.S., make water supplies more resilient. Read the Press Release.    

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Mark Your Calendar

Value of Water Campaign Kicks Off on Oct. 23 Imagine a Day Without Water, part of the Value of Water awareness campaign, is less than a month away! CASA encourages you to use this day to help educate as many people as you can about what life would be truly be like without water. Feel [...]

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Legislative News

Bills Await Governor’s Signature as 2019 Legislature Wraps Up The California Legislature adjourned for the year on September 13th, marking the end of the 2019 Legislative session.  Legislators are now back in their districts where they will remain until January 2020.  In a busy last several weeks of the session, the Assembly and Senate sent [...]

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Follow CASA on Social Media! For the latest news and information on all things wastewater, be sure to follow CASA on our Facebook and Twitter pages. We like to highlight the exciting work our agencies are doing every day to create a clean and sustainable environment for California. Follow us on Facebook at @CASAcleanWater and [...]

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Member News

Welcome Christiana Daisy as Inland Empires’ Utilities Agency’s New Executive Manager of Engineering and Assistant General Manager! With nearly 30 years of experience, Christiana Daisy has joined the Inland Empire Utilities Agency as Executive Manager of Engineering/Assistant General Manager. Daisy comes from West Basin Municipal Water District, where she served as Operations Manager since 2014. [...]

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Water Management in a Changing Climate The Public Policy Institute of California is hosting a free discussion about preparing California’s water system for climate extremes. Join the conversation along with state and local experts on November 5 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. This event [...]

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Member Spotlight

Get to Know Paul Bushee, Advocate for the Environment with an Eye toward the Future Paul Bushee is General Manager for Leucadia Wastewater District, and has been active in the water industry for nearly three decades. He focuses on ensuring resources are in place to carry out the direction and vision of the district's Board [...]

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Popular Biosolids and Renewable Energy Seminars Sell Out CWEA and CASA hosted two successful Innovative Technology Seminars, one in Oakland and one in Los Angeles. The sessions featured presentations on the latest advances related to biosolids and renewable energy along with the tools and projects which are using new technologies. Presenters included regulators Hank Brady [...]

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