If you don’t have time to attend a million meetings each week related to SB 606/AB 1668, CalWEP, RWA, and ACWA have teamed up and have you covered. Our team will post bi-weekly updates for each standard below keeping you up to date on the latest developments as the SWRCB and DWR go through the regulation and rulemaking process. Have something you think we should be covering? Reach out to us at [email protected]
To recap, here is the breakdown of the water use objective:
CII performance measures will also be developed and information related to these are included in the updates with CII Landscape Standards.
On September 29, 2022, the Department of Water Resources sent their final recommendations to the State Water Resources Control Board. Read CalWEP’s blog about the recommendations here.
On October 28, 2022, the Department of Water Resources provided supplemental documents to the State Water Board, including technical studies and guidelines and methodologies for calculating the annual water use objective. A list of all documents can be accessed here. The documents can be accessed directly from CalWEP’s Framework Resource Hub or on DWR’s website here.
On March 15, 2023, The State Water Board released their Draft Staff Framework for the Making Conservation a California Way of Life Regulation (Proposed Regulatory Framework). You can find the full document here. CalWEP has reviewed the State Board’s draft framework and provided a high-level summary on our blog.
February 2, 2022: Framework updates for Sonoma Marin Water Saving Partnership, CalWEP
September 29, 2021: Road to Water Use Efficiency Standards , SDCWA Presentation
October 12, 2021: ACWA Water Use Efficiency Bi-Monthly Meeting
ACWA/CMUA Outdoor Standard Comment Letter – August 17, 2021
ACWA Coalition Indoor Standard Comment Letter – June 4, 2021
RWA Indoor Standard Comment Letter – June 4, 2021
CalWEP Indoor Standard Comment Letter – June 4, 2021
CalWEP Members: Framework Resource Hub
ACWA Members: Long-Term Water Use Efficiency Resources
For any specific questions reach out to:
Tia Lebherz, CalWEP – [email protected]
Chelsea Haines, ACWA – [email protected]
Amy Talbot, RWA – [email protected]