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

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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CWA Comments on Draft Cleanup and Abatement Funding Program Guidelines

CWA Comments on Draft Cleanup and Abatement Funding Program Guidelines

Posted on Dec 28, 2018

On November 9, the California Water Association submitted a comment letter to the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) on the draft Cleanup and Abatement […]

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CWA Comments on Enhancing Public Participation in CPUC Proceedings

CWA Comments on Enhancing Public Participation in CPUC Proceedings

Posted on Oct 23, 2018

Subsequent to input provided at an August 30, 2018, California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) public workshop, the first step in a CPUC initiative designed to […]

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