Posts made in August, 2016

Water IOUs Top State Average After One Year of Mandatory Water-Use Reductions

Water IOUs Top State Average After One Year of Mandatory Water-Use Reductions

Posted on Aug 4, 2016

June 1, 2016, marked the one-year anniversary of the urban water supplier community working with customers under the State Water Resources Control Board’s (SWRCB) drought management emergency regulation process. Under the regulation, urban water suppliers (water utilities providing municipal water service to more than 3,000 service connections) had individual mandatory reduction targets compared to the same time period in 2013 based on their residential water use in gallons per capita per day (R-GPCD).

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IOUs Encourage Customers to Comply with Updated Water Conservation Emergency Regulations

IOUs Encourage Customers to Comply with Updated Water Conservation Emergency Regulations

Posted on Aug 4, 2016

With new drought management regulations in place effective June 1, 2016 (see article on the State Water Resources Control Board’s (SWRCB) revised emergency conservation regulation […]

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Cal Water Assists Customers During Devastating Erskine Wildfire

Cal Water Assists Customers During Devastating Erskine Wildfire

Posted on Aug 4, 2016

When the deadly Erskine Fire broke out on June 23 in Kern County, California Water Service (Cal Water) employees quickly responded to assist customers served […]

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CPUC Adopts Revised Drought Emergency Regulation

CPUC Adopts Revised Drought Emergency Regulation

Posted on Aug 4, 2016

On June 23, 2016, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) adopted Resolution W-5103, ordering water utilities to comply with the revised version of the Drought […]

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CWA Comments on SWRCB’s Intended Use Plans

CWA Comments on SWRCB’s Intended Use Plans

Posted on Aug 4, 2016

On June 16, 2016, the California Water Association (CWA) submitted two comment letters on Intended Use Plans (IUPs) to the State Water Resources Control Board […]

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