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North American Water Loss Conference

North American Water Loss Conference

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

CalWEP Executive Director, Mary Ann Dickinson, will speak on NRW Skills Certification: Pipe Dream or Reality? and is a Panelist for the Growing Impact of Water Loss Control on Drinking Water Utilities discussion.

The California-Nevada Section, AWWA hosts the 2017 North American Water Loss (NAWL) Conference in cooperation with the Alliance for Water Efficiency and the NAWL 2017 Conference Planning Committee. Discussions will take place over two days on developing water loss policies, auditing your system, reducing apparent losses, controlling leakage, managing pressures, and documenting your progress, both for agencies and for regulators.

Click here for details or to register.

Agencies Support the Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act

Agencies Support the Water Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Nearly 100 signatories joined the Alliance for Water Efficiency on letters to Congressman Jared Huffman and Senator Diane Feinstein in support of the Water Conservation Tax Parity Act (H.R 448 and S 1464 respectively.)

Public utilities in every state offer rebate programs to promote water conservation and storm water management, but the rebates they pay to homeowners are currently seen as taxable income to the recipient. This is in stark contrast to the treatment of similar energy efficiency rebates, which Congress declared non‐taxable in 1992 under Section 136 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Click here to see copies of the letters
Letter to Congressman Huffman
Letter to Senator Feinstein

Jerry Meral to Keynote CalWEP's Q4 All-Member (Plenary) Meeting

Jerry Meral to Keynote CalWEP's Q4 All-Member (Plenary) Meeting

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Wednesday December 13, 10:00am-3:00pm, Montclair, CA      

Hosted by Chino Basin Water Conservation District
4594 San Bernardino St.
Montclair, CA  91763


Dr. Jerry Meral will keynote the Partnership's December all member meeting speaking to members about his proposal for a water bond that includes water conservation funding. Dr. Meral has served as Deputy Director of the California Department of Water Resources, as Western Water Resources Director of the Environmental Defense Fund, and for 20 years as Executive Director of the Planning and Conservation League.

Have questions? Email CalWEP admin Michael Walker
Click here to RSVP


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Learn About the Exciting Organizational Changes Happening

Published on Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Partnership is now in a transition year--an exceptional point in its history where members are using the opportunity to shape the organization to both advance water efficiency in California while serving member needs. The transition includes selecting a new name for the organization, negotiating with the Alliance for Water Efficiency as to possible resource-sharing and partnership options and further adjusting the organization’s focus, direction, key activities and member services. 

Learn more by reading our fact sheet and list of frequently asked questions.