Water News

Safe DW Workshops, Microplastics

Safe Drinking Water Plan Workshops

Last week, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) posted for public comment the draft update of the Safe Drinking Water Plan (Plan).

Enclosed (notice_2020_sdwp_wrkshps) please find SWRCB’s announcement of three public workshops on the draft Plan.  SWRCB will hold public workshops on the draft Plan on March 17th (9:30 am), March 19th (1:30 pm) and March 23rd (1:30 pm).

The workshops can be viewed at https://video.calepa.ca.gov/.

Public comments are due by noon, April 23, 2021.

Additional information is available from the SWRCB’s calendar of 2021 deadlines at the following link:

https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/public_notices/comments/index.shtml

Microplastics Public Hearing

On March 2, 2021 at 1:30 pm, the California State Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials will hold a public hearing on microplastics (“Microplastics in Our Water and Environment: Understanding a Growing Pollution Source”).

Link for additional information and the link to view the public hearing:

https://aesm.assembly.ca.gov/hearings

When you are at the site above, click on the link “show details” to find additional information.