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Member News – 6/9

IRWD’s Vice President Selected to Chair OC San Board Irvine Ranch Water District Board of Directors Vice President John Withers was selected at the end of May to serve as chairman of the Orange County Sanitation District Board of Directors. Withers has been a member of OC San’s Board of Directors since 2009, where he [...]

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Webinars, Workshops & Events – 6/9

NACWA Webinar: Navigating New Funding Opportunities On June 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (PT), NACWA is hosting a free webinar: Navigating New Funding Opportunities for Low-Income Water Customer Assistance, be sure to join for an update on the status of this funding. They will review what utilities should expect in the coming months and [...]

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CASA News 5/27

2021 CASA Annual Conference Set for San Diego Have you heard the news? CASA is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Annual Conference as an in-person event on August 11th - 13th at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront! This year’s Annual Conference theme reflects one of the clean water sector’s most impressive and enduring [...]

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State Legislative Update 5/27

Governor Releases May Revision of the Budget On Friday May 14th Governor Newsom released his May Revision of the 2021-22 Budget. The State is reporting a record budget surplus of $78 billion, and with a significant infusion of Federal Coronavirus relief funds, the May Revision proposes a $100 billion “California Roars Back” stimulus plan. The stimulus plan proposes significant investments of [...]

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Federal Update 5/27

Senate Committee Advances Office of Water Assistant Administrator Nominee On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works favorably reported out the nomination of Radhika Fox to be Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). The committee advanced the nomination on a vote of 14-6. Fox’s nomination [...]

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Webinars, Workshops & Events

WELL Webinar: What Local Leaders Need to Address the Water-Energy Nexus On June 24 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, join the Water Education for Latino Leaders (WELL) for a webinar, What Local Leaders Need to Address the Water-Energy Nexus. Two of the most important resources, water and energy, are pivotal to the economic growth, health, and resilience [...]

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State Legislative Update 5/12

Governor’s May Revise Contains Significant Water Investment This week Governor Newsom is unveiling his May Revision of the Budget, which reflects changes in tax revenue and significant revisions to the January Budget proposal.  Significantly, the Governor has revealed in a series of press conferences this week that California has an unprecedented revenue surplus, and he [...]

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CASA News 5/12

Education Foundation Deadline Approaching! Does your local college or university know about CASA’s financial aid to students interested in a career in water? The CASA Education Foundation helps ensure clean water for Californians and energizes the future of the clean water sector by awarding scholarships to promising students on a path to serving the environmental community. [...]

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Federal Update 5/12

U.S. Treasury Opens Access to State and Local Government COVID Assistance The U.S. Department of Treasury has opened a portal to allow states and local governments access to secure $350 billion in COVID-19 assistance. Special districts are not eligible to receive direct assistance but can request assistance from local city and county officials to transfer [...]

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Member News 5/12

IEUA Board President Jasmin A. Hall Receives Women of Excellence Leadership Award On Tuesday, May 4, during Diversity Professional’s 4th Annual Women of Excellence Awards ceremony, Jasmin A. Hall, Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) Board President, and CASA’s Board Vice President was presented with their 2021 Women of Excellence Leadership Award. Hall was recognized for her outstanding [...]

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