Cheryl MacKelvie

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Webinars, Workshops & Events

CASA Annual Conference 2021 Join us next week, August 11-13 for CASA’s 2021 Annual Conference at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel. Register today and please be sure to follow the safety guidelines, notices and waivers in place. We hope to see you in sunny San Diego!   HHS-Utility Webinar on Low-Income Water Program On August [...]

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Member Alert: Call to Action

“Do Not Flush” Wipes Labeling Legislation Introduced in Congress: Please Send Letters of Support Today! We are pleased to report that on July 21, Representatives Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and Lisa McClain (R-MI) introduced bipartisan legislation to require comprehensive “Do Not Flush” labeling requirements for all non-flushable wipes products sold in the United States.  The Wastewater [...]

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CASA News 7/22

Networking at CASA’s Annual Conference CASA’s Annual Conference is almost here, and we can hardly contain our excitement! CASA staff is looking forward to seeing you again in-person in San Diego August 11-13, as we hear from experts on topics we’re all concerned about, including the impending drought, California’s push for electrification, the changing nature [...]

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Federal Update 7/22

House Passes Comprehensive PFAS Legislation This week, the House of Representatives passed the PFAS Action Act of 2021 (H.R. 2467).  The bill was approved on a bipartisan basis 242-183 with 23 Republicans joining all Democrats to approve the legislation. The next step is for Senate consideration of the measure.  Currently, the Senate has not indicated [...]

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In Case You Missed It – 7/22

Utility Engagement Needed as Congress Ramps Up Infrastructure Work NACWA released a call to action early this week on infrastructure that includes CASA member agencies. As the Senate focuses its work on turning the high-level bipartisan infrastructure framework released in late June into actual comprehensive legislation, NACWA is requesting that utilities nationwide weigh in with their Senators and [...]

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Member News 7/22

Central San Launches 75th Anniversary Experience The Central Contra Costa Sanitary District (Central San) is celebrating 75 years of protecting public health and the environment with the launch of its 75th Anniversary Virtual Experience: centralsan.org/75th. The website features an interactive 360-degree tour of Central San’s treatment plant and facilities, videos, photo galleries, historical facts, drone [...]

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Webinars, Workshops & Events

CASA Annual Conference 2021 Join us on August 11-13 for CASA’s 2021 Annual Conference at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel. Register today and please be sure to follow the safety guidelines, notices and waivers in place. We hope to see you soon in sunny San Diego!   WELL UnTapped The Water Education for Latino Leaders [...]

By |July 23rd, 2021|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Webinars, Workshops & Events

CASA News 7/14

Communicating with Diverse Constituencies at CASA’s Annual Conference CASA’s Annual Conference is just around the corner! We hope you can join us in San Diego August 11-13, as we hear from experts on topics we’re all concerned about, including the impending drought, California’s push for electrification, the changing nature of work, gender diversity and pay [...]

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In Case You Missed It: New CASA Program and Exclusive Member Resources 7/14

CASA LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advancement, and Development) The CASA LEAD program is a series of initiatives designed to help build a bright future for our sector by taking members to the next level in their profession. The full contours of CASA LEAD will continue to be developed and refined in the months and years to [...]

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State Update 7/14

Utility Arrearages Relief Package Finalized On Monday, July 12 the Senate and Assembly revealed their final trailer bill language to implement the $1 billion previously approved by the Legislature to alleviate COVID-related household water utility debt. AB 128 and SB 128 contain identical versions of the utility arrearages implementation provisions. The package is expected to [...]

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