Public Policy

Working on Behalf of Members and Their Customers

CWA works on behalf of member utilities and their customers to promote sound, reasonable and science-based policymaking by regulatory agencies and legislators. Assisted by a legislative advocate, CWA monitors legislative activity and takes positions on issues that affect our stakeholders.
 

Legislative and Regulatory News

Response to Governor’s Wildfires and Climate Change Report Submitted by CWA

Response to Governor’s Wildfires and Climate Change Report Submitted by CWA

Posted on May 1, 2019

On April 22, the California Water Association (CWA) submitted comments on issues covered in Governor Newsom’s Strike Force’s report titled, “Wildfires and Climate Change: California’s […]

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CWA Comments on Two CPUC Rulemakings

CWA Comments on Two CPUC Rulemakings

Posted on May 1, 2019

In early April, the California Water Association (CWA) submitted comments on two Order Instituting Rulemakings (OIRs) before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). OIR 18-12-005 […]

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CWA Sponsors Four Bills in 2019-2020 Legislative Session

CWA Sponsors Four Bills in 2019-2020 Legislative Session

Posted on May 1, 2019

With the 2019-2020 California legislative session fully underway, 2,628 bills have been introduced. The California Water Association (CWA) is tracking many bills involving drinking water […]

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CWA Submits Comments on De-Energization and Climate Change Rulemakings

CWA Submits Comments on De-Energization and Climate Change Rulemakings

Posted on Feb 28, 2019

In response to Rulemaking 18-12-005, the “Order Instituting Rulemaking to Examine Electric Utility De-Energization of Power Lines in Dangerous Conditions,” the California Water Association (CWA) […]

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CWA Comments on California Water Plan Update 2018

CWA Comments on California Water Plan Update 2018

Posted on Feb 28, 2019

California Water Association’s (CWA) January 21, 2019, comment letter to the Department of Water Resources addressed several aspects of the Public Review Draft (PRD) of […]

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CWA Files Comments on Implementing a Statewide LIRA Program

CWA Files Comments on Implementing a Statewide LIRA Program

Posted on Feb 28, 2019

On February 1, 2019, the California Water Association (CWA) filed comments with the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) on the draft Options for Implementation […]

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