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Related Agencies & Resources

American Water Resources Association -  A non-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of men and women in water resources management, research, and education.

American Water Works Association - An international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of water quality and supply.

Association of California Water Agencies - A statewide association that consists of more than 435 public water agency members that are responsible for 90% of the water delivered in California. ACWA assist these members in promoting the development and manage reasonable beneficial use of good quality water at the
lowest practical cost in an environmentally balanced manner.

Association of Ground Water Agencies - Several agencies responsible for management of groundwater basins have joined together as AGWA, combining their expertise and resources for the purpose of enhancing the management of groundwater basins in California.

Aquafornia - The California Water News Blog - Aquafornia offers daily coverage of blogs, press releases, trade journals, current magazines, and other non-traditional news sources as well as major newspaper articles.

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) - DWR is involved with state water plans and projects. It provides educational information on the Delta, dam regulations and state water issues.

California Groundwater Coalition - A non-profit organization formed to educate policy makers and the public about California's groundwater resources.

Chino Basin Desalter Authority (CDA) - The CDA purifies groundwater extracted from the lower Chino Basin and distributes the drinking water to member agencies.

Department of Toxic Substances Control - DTSC regulates hazardous waste, cleans up existing contamination, and looks for ways to reduce the hazardous waste produced in California.

Eastern Municipal Water District - Provides domestic and agricultural water, wastewater collection and treatment services, and recycled water in a 555 square mile service area with a population of about 630,000 in western Riverside County.

EPA - Human Health Water Quality Criteria and Methods for Toxics - Provides information on the methodology for deriving ambient water quality criteria for the protection of human health.

EPA - Groundwater and Drinking Water - Provides access to information, including source water basics, assessments and frequently asked questions.

Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster - This agency is charged with administering adjudicated water rights and managing groundwater resources within the watershed and the Main San Gabriel Groundwater Basin.

Metropolitan Water District - MWD is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 18 million people in parts of Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties.

Municipal Water District of Orange County - MWDOC is a regional water wholesaler and resource planning agency managing Orange County's imported water supply, serving more than 2.3 million residents, and has a service area of approximately 600 square miles.

National Water Resources Association - A nonprofit federation of state organizations whose membership includes rural water districts, municipal water entities, commercial companies and individuals.

Orange County Water District -  OCWD's primary responsibility is managing the vast groundwater basin under north and central Orange County that supplies water to more than 20 cities and water agencies, serving more than 2 million Orange County residents.

San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District - SBVMWD is a regional water wholesaler for the San Bernardino Valley. In addition to providing water, their functions also include wastewater and storm water disposal, recreation, and fire protection services.

Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board - One of nine Regional Boards of the California State Water Resources Control Board. Although the Santa Ana Region is the smallest, it is one of the most rapidly growing areas of the State.

Santa Ana Water Project Authority (SAWPA) - SAWPA develops and maintains regional plans, programs and projects that will protect the Santa Ana River Basin water resources to maximum beneficial uses within the watershed in an economical and responsible manner.

Six Basins Watermaster - Established in 1998, the Six Basins Watermaster manages the groundwater resources of the Six Basins area through the implementation of the 1998 Judgment.

Southern California Water Coalition - A nonprofit, nonpartisan, public education partnership dedicated to informing Southern Californians about our water needs and our state's water resources.

State Water Resources Control Board - The mission of the Water Board is to ensure the highest reasonable quality for waters of the State, while allocating those waters to achieve the optimum balance of beneficial uses. There are nine Regional Water Quality Control Boards (Regional Boards).  The mission of the Regional Boards it to develop and enforce water quality objectives and implementation plans that will best protect the beneficial uses of the State's water.

U. S. Bureau of Reclamation - Provides management of water resources for the Mid-Pacific region. This region is organized to accomplish planning, management and operation activities.

Water Education Foundation - An impartial, non-profit organization creating a better understanding of water issues and helping to resolve water resource problems through educational programs.

Water Research Foundation - (Formerly known as AWWA Research Foundation) A member supported, international, nonprofit organization that sponsors research to enable water utilities, public health agencies, and other professionals to provide safe and affordable drinking water to consumers.


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