State Water Board needs broader authority for water rights enforcement, says the Delta Watermaster

Broader authority for the State Water Board to enforce water rights violations and prevent illegal diversions are among the key recommendations of an informational report to be presented at Wednesday’s Board meeting by Delta Watermaster Craig Wilson. In his report, Improving Water Rights Enforcement Authority, Mr. Wilson compared the State Water Board’s existing authority for enforcement of water quality violations […]

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State Water Board to consider amending the Recycled Water Policy to address Constituents of Emerging Concern

The State Water Resources Control Board will hold a public hearing in October to consider adoption of an amendment to the Recycled Water Policy that would add monitoring requirements for Constituents of Emerging Concern (CECs) when recycled water is used for groundwater recharge.  The proposed amendment would not add the same monitoring requirements for recycled water used for landscape irrigation. […]

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State Water Board to hold public workshop on the impacts of desalination facilities

The State Water Resources Control Board will be holding a public workshop on Wednesday, August 22nd, to examine impacts of desalination facilities on the ocean environment as part of its process to develop an amendment to the Water Quality Control Plan for Ocean Waters of California (Ocean Plan) and the Water Quality Control Plan for Enclosed Bays and Estuaries of […]

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