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Senate Bill 669 (Caballero) – Safe Drinking Water Trust
Addressing Sustainable Funding, Without a Tax


ACWA and the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) are sponsoring state legislation to create a Safe Drinking Water Trust. Instead of relying on a proposed statewide water tax, the Trust would be funded with General Fund dollars during a state budget surplus year. The net income from the Trust would create a durable funding source that will help community water systems in disadvantaged communities provide access to safe drinking water.

Learn more about Senate Bill 669 (Caballero)

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Senate Bill 414 (Caballero) – The Small System Water Authority Act of 2019
Addressing Governance Reform, Without a Statewide Water Tax

EMWD believes that failing systems need a sustainable approach to operate safely and responsibly, and WITHOUT the need for a permanent statewide water tax. Senate Bill 414 can help provide all Californians with access to safe and reliable drinking water, now and into the future.