California currently has 7,642 water systems, 63 percent of which have 200 or fewer connections. Sen. Bob Wieckowski has introduced Senate Bill 1263 to require applicants to coordinate efforts with nearby water agencies before creating a new agency.
Camino Real Regional Utility Authority (CRRUA) recently issued an advisory warning residents that the water utility’s two arsenic treatment plants were broken down.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) and Native Capital Access (NCA) will accept applications for the Tribal Housing Excellence Academy (THE Academy) until September 1, 2016. An application webinar will be offered July 19 at 11:00 am PDT.
RCAC is looking for enthusiastic applicants with water and wastewater experience to work with California communities. Safe drinking water and properly managed wastewater systems are critical to communities’ health, safety and economic stability.
As we reported in the Self-Help Builder News on June 9, U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced a pilot to use the “banded” method to determine low and very low-income status in 23 states and territories across the country.