08 Jan '18, 8pm

California Leaders: Pass Clean Energy and Water Bills Now

California Leaders: Pass Clean Energy and Water Bills Now

The California legislature should immediately pass a package of bills to help stabilize our water supplies and ensure that our state uses all water as efficiently as possible. SB 606 and AB 1668 made it most of the way through the legislative process last year and are awaiting final floor votes in each house. Together, these bills direct water suppliers to set long-term water efficiency goals based on local conditions including climate, geography, and population. The bills provide flexibility and local control in determining how to meet the water efficiency goal, and allow a significant bonus for water suppliers that produce recycled water. The bills also require improved drought planning and reporting from urban and agricultural water suppliers. Finally, they require the state to establish guidelines to help small and rural communities prepare for future droughts. The bil...

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