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CWA’s Seamless Transition from 2015 to 2016

Apr 4, 2016

The transition from 2015 to 2016 has been seamless for the California Water Association (CWA) and its member companies. Actions taken during 2015 continued into […]

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CWA Sponsors Three Customer-Protection Bills in 2016 Legislative Session

Apr 4, 2016

The California Water Association (CWA) identified three areas in the Water Code and Public Utilities Code that should be changed to strengthen customer benefits and […]

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CWA Weighs in on Extension of Emergency Conservation Regulations

Apr 4, 2016

Governor Brown’s Executive Order B-36-15, issued November 13, 2015, stated that if drought conditions persist through January 2016, the current emergency restrictions on reducing urban […]

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Investor-Owned Water Companies Continue to Meet and Exceed Water Conservation Targets

Apr 4, 2016

According to the State Water Resources Control Board’s (SWRCB) February 25, 2016, press release, urban water suppliers subject to the state’s emergency conservation regulations reported […]

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CWA Editorial Urges Drought Emergency Exit Plan

Apr 4, 2016

In keeping with the themes in its comment letter, the California Water Association (CWA) published an editorial in several newspapers throughout the state in late […]

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CPUC Issues White Paper on Cost of New Water Sources

Apr 4, 2016

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), through its Policy and Planning Division, released a report titled, “What Will Be the Cost of Future Sources of […]

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NAWC Offers New Tool on IOWC Financial Reporting

Apr 4, 2016

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has a new research tool available on its website (www.nawc.com) called Water Glossy, which consists of more than […]

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CWA, Cal Water, and San Jose Water Sponsor 2016 WELL Conference

Apr 4, 2016

California Water Association (CWA), California Water Service (Cal Water) and San Jose Water Company were among 26 sponsors for the annual Water Education for Latino […]

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Now’s the Time for the State to Formulate a Drought Emergency Exit Plan

Mar 29, 2016

Water suppliers welcome the opportunity to work with the state officials to create a responsible proposal and adopt specific, objective criteria for easing water use mandates – but only if conditions improve.

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Monterey Herald Editorial: Progress being made on a new water supply

Feb 1, 2016

Posted 1/28/16: The Monterey Bay area has been fighting political battles over water for a long time, and those involved in the fights have long memories. But we can no longer afford to refight old battles.

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