SOURCE: Association of California Water Agencies

Association of California Water Agencies

October 31, 2013 17:59 ET

ACWA Comments on Draft Water Action Plan Released Today

Leadership on Comprehensive Plan Seen as Critical to State's Water Future

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 31, 2013) - Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement on the draft action plan for water released today by the California Natural Resources Agency, the California Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Food and Agriculture. The plan identifies 10 key actions that address pressing water issues and lay the groundwork for a more resilient water supply future.

"A comprehensive action plan to improve the state's overall water supply reliability is critical to all Californians. We appreciate the Governor's leadership in directing key state agencies to identify actions to address urgent needs and put us on a sustainable path forward.

"We are still reviewing the draft plan, but at first look it appears to have the right elements. We look forward to providing constructive comments to the Governor in the coming weeks."

ACWA is a statewide association of public agencies whose 440 members are responsible for about 90% of the water delivered in California. For more information, visit www.acwa.com.

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