Posts with the category ‘Press Releases’


Press Release: New Rainwater and Recycling Legislation Advances California’s Water Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sean Bothwell, Policy Director, California Coastkeeper Alliance, sbothwell@cacoastkeeper.org, 949.291.3401 Sacramento, CA – On October 6, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 231 (Hertzberg) and Assembly Bill… Read More…


Los Angeles Groups Press Legislators to Support Bills Protecting Area’s Water, Air and Workers from Federal Threats

Media Contacts: Bruce Reznik, Los Angeles Waterkeeper, 619-851-9997 Bill Magavern, Coalition for Clean Air, 916-527-8051 Mark! Lopez, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, 323-263-2113 (Los Angeles, CA)– A coalition of… Read More…


Lawsuit Asserts Water Boards Failed to Protect Clean Water from Agricultural Pollution

Last week, a coalition of non-profit and trade organizations filed a lawsuit in Sacramento California Superior Court against the State Water Resources Control Board and the Central Coast Regional Water… Read More…


Youth Exchange Celebrates Rivers and Culture

On July 29, youth from the Klamath Basin and Patagonia, Chile will celebrate the final day of a three-week journey on the Klamath River from its headwaters at Crater Lake… Read More…


California Takes Strong Steps Toward Making Water Conservation a Way of Life

For Immediate Release Contacts: Kimiko Martinez, Natural Resources Defense Council, *protected email*, 310-434-2344 Sara Aminzadeh, California Coastkeeper Alliance, *protected email*, 415-794-8422 Cynthia Koehler, WaterNow Alliance, *protected email*, 415-515-0511 California Takes… Read More…


Yuba Riverkeeper Response to Oroville Dam Spillway Crisis

The South Yuba River Citizens League, parent organization of the Yuba Riverkeeper, released the following statement on February 13, 2017 regarding the threat posed by the Oroville Dam Spillway. Yuba Riverkeeper… Read More…


Leading Scientists Voice Support for Governor’s Water Conservation Plan

Science letter emphasizes need for more efficient water use to help California prepare for a changing climate January 18, 2017 Sacramento, CA – Today, 36 leading water and climate scientists… Read More…


King Tides Illustrate Shoreline Vulnerability

Some of the year’s highest tides, known as ‘king tides,’ will hit the California shoreline next week, providing a glimpse of what the state can expect as sea levels rise… Read More…


Environmental Community Calls for Reinstatement of Emergency Water Use Standards in Light of Declining Conservation

September Water Usage Show Californians Continue to Backslide on Conservation   SACRAMENTO (Nov. 1, 2016) — For the third month in a row – since the State Water Resources Control Board… Read More…


State Water Board Report Shows Safe Direct Potable Reuse for Recycled Water is Possible

October 4, 2016 — On September 8, the State Water Resources Control Board released a draft report stating that regulations for direct potable reuse are feasible. Los Angeles Waterkeeper says the creation… Read More…


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