Establishes several processes to address drought planning for small water systems.
Authorizes the State Water Resources Control Board to roder consolidations of water system that fail to supply an adequate amount of safe drinking water; requires the Board to conduct outreach to customers of at-risk water systems.
Requires the SWRCB to establish, maintain, and direct an ongoing, dedicated program called the Constituents of Emerging Concern Program to assess recommend areas for further study on CECs in drinking water sources and treated drinking water.
SWRCB spot bill.
Places a $5B bond issue on the November 2022 ballot to finance projects for a wildfire prevention, safe drinking water, drought preparation, and flood protection program.
Puts a $6.7B bond measure on the 2022 ballot, for various purposes including safe drinking water, wildfire prevention, drought preparation, and flood protection.
Removes the ability of a water district that provides primarily agricultural services with only incidental residential uses to self-certify that it is providing water for residential use for drinking water that achieves the equivalent level of public health protection provided by applicable primary drinking water regulations.
Authorizes a water or sewer system corporation to file an application and obtain approval from the commission through an order authorizing the water or sewer system corporation to consolidate with a public water system or state small water system.
Extends authority for the City of El Monte, the City of Montebello, and the City of Willows to consolidate water utilities.
Appropriates $20M to the Tule River Indian Tribe-City of Porterville joint powers authorityr for a water treatment facility.