In February 2018, the State Water Board revised the Waste Discharge Requirements (Order) for the Eastern San Joaquin River Watershed. The revised Order includes a new drinking water well monitoring requirement. Beginning on January 1, 2019, East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition (ESJWQC) members must monitor drinking water wells on their enrolled parcels for nitrates.

Gail Delihant

Last week, Representative Jeff Denham’s legislation to authorize financing of new water storage projects passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the comprehensive America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (WRDA). The language in this legislation, which comes from Denham’s New WATER Act, leverages non-federal investments to provide funding for expanding water storage.

Dennis Nuxoll

This coming November, California voters will have the opportunity to support Proposition 3, a measure that would invest $8.877 billion in water infrastructure and programs throughout the state. Prop 3, called the Water Supply and Water Quality Act of 2018, would provide funds to address a host of California’s critical water priorities, including safe drinking water, wastewater recycling, sustainable groundwater management, watershed restoration and fish and wildlife habitat conservation.

Dave Puglia

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