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CWA Acts to Support the Water Bond

Oct 21, 2014

At its September 16 Board of Directors meeting, the California Water Association (CWA) agreed to support Proposition 1, the “Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014.” Passed b […]

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CPUC Adopts Policy Framework for Recycled Water Projects

Oct 21, 2014

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has adopted a new Comprehensive Policy Framework for Recycled Water Projects that addresses the production, distribution and use of municipal run-off […]

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CWA Perspective on the CPUC’s Recycled Water Decision

Oct 21, 2014

The California Water Association (CWA) is pleased the final recycled water decision reflects many of CWA’s concerns and issues. Among the revisions made in the final decision that responded favorably […]

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How the Drought Affects Routine Water Main Flushing to Maintain Water Quality

Oct 21, 2014

Water utilities have routinely engaged in flushing their water systems to eliminate sediments and minimize discoloration to maintain water quality. However, with the drought entering its fourth year, […]

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California American Water Awarded $1 Million Grant for Desalination Slant Test Well

Oct 21, 2014

In early September, California American Water Company (CAW) was awarded a $1 million grant by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) from Proposition 50’s Round 3 Water Desalination Grant […]

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Wells Fargo Report – Managing Through California’s Drought: a Primer

Oct 21, 2014

A new Wells Fargo report (Report) identifies California’s economy as being driven by energy, information technology and water, but for the third consecutive year, water has been running significantly […]

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Jim Wollbrinck Spotlighted in AWWA “Tapped In” Article

Oct 21, 2014

Jim Wollbrinck, Security and Emergency Preparedness Specialist at San Jose Water Company, was featured in American Water Works Association California-Nevada Section’s (CA-NV AWWA) September 23 edition […]

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California American Water Supports “AmerICANS in Action!”

Oct 21, 2014

For the third consecutive year, California American Water (CAW) has designated September as AmerICANs in Action! Month of Service when employees generously give their time and support to organizations […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About the CPUC’s Resolution on Water Conservation

Sep 9, 2014

OVERVIEW With California in a severe drought, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC or Commission) on August 14 issued Resolution W-5000, requiring the state’s regulated water utiliti […]

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CPUC Requires Compliance with State Water Board Emergency Conservation Regulation

Aug 29, 2014

On August 14, 2014, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) ordered the investor-owned water utilities under its jurisdiction to provide notice to their customers of mandatory water use rest […]

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