regulatory update

New State Law Regarding Lead Testing in Schools

Earlier this month the American Water Works Association (AWWA) partnered with the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) on a webinar concerning the new state law for testing lead in schools.

Water Loss: New CA Law Will Impact Water Utilities

Senate Bill 555, which requires large urban water utilities to file water loss audits, will go into effect this October. These water loss audits are designed to improve water supply efficiency in the State. Under the law large utilities are defined as urban water utilities treating more than 3,000 acre-feet of water annually or with more than 3,000 connections, which means 410 California utilities are subject to the law.