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CASA News 11/2

Winter Conference Registration Now Open The 2023 Winter Conference is just a few months away and registration is now open! Discover what water professionals need to plan for in 2023 by hearing from experts on legislative and regulatory developments, automation and cybersecurity, drought, energy conservation and more. The CASA Winter Conference provides an opportunity to [...]

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Federal Update 11/2

CASA Submits Comment Letter to EPA on PFAS CERCLA Designation In response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) request for public comment on the proposed Designation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid (PFOS) as CERCLA Hazardous Substances, CASA submitted a comment letter last week. USEPA published the proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register [...]

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Member News 11/2

EMWD Honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting Congratulations to Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD), which has been recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), marking the 18th consecutive year that EMWD has earned the distinction. “EMWD is proud to again be recognized by the GFOA, and we thank them [...]

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In Case You Missed It 11/2

CASA Celebrates Water Professionals Week CASA was thrilled to celebrate the sixth annual California Water Professionals Appreciation Week last month! We are thankful for all the men and women (YOU) who continue to perform essential work to protect public health and the environment, 24/7, 365. This year, we teamed up with ACWA and CWEA to [...]

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Regulatory Update 11/2

SWRCB & CWEA Operator in Training Survey Yesterday, CWEA launched an operator survey developed in conjunction with the SWRCB by members of a workgroup focused on CA Operator Certification challenges. The purpose of this survey is to collect your feedback on the impacts of the Wastewater Operator in Training program upon the clean water community, as well as overall perception of its [...]

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Professional Development Opportunity 11/2

2023 Water & Wastewater Leadership Center Applications Now Being Accepted! With the belief that exceptional leadership is essential to the continued success of the water sector, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, the American Water Works Association, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies and the Water Environment Federation – in collaboration with the National [...]

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Upcoming Events 11/2

BAYWORK Virtual Training Buffet Join BAYWORK on November 8, 9, and 10, from 10:00am to 3:00pm via Zoom for a variety of workshops on topics ranging from Nutrient Optimization to Creating Career Pathways and Next-Gen Workforce Development. All workshops are free! Check out the full suite of classes and register here.   California Financing Coordinating [...]

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State Legislative Update 10/4

Final 2022 Bill Dispositions The final deadline for the Governor to sign or veto all bills sent to him in the 2022 Legislative Session was Friday, September 30.  Over the last several weeks he acted on nearly one thousand bills, including several of significant importance to the wastewater community.  The Governor took the following actions [...]

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Water Professionals Week 10/4

It’s Time to Celebrate YOU (California Water Professionals) This week we are thrilled to celebrate the sixth annual California Water Professionals Appreciation Week. We are extra thankful for all of the men and women who work hard to protect public health and the environment, 24/7, 365. We encourage CASA member agencies to showcase the programs [...]

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Federal Update 10/4

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution Ahead of Start of New Fiscal Year Last week, Congress passed a continuing resolution keeping the government open for the start of the new fiscal year (FY) that began on October 1. The continuing resolution, that funds the government at enacted FY2022 levels, will run through December 16, giving appropriators more [...]

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