California State Water Resources Control Board Adopts Water Conservation Standards for Urban Suppliers
Environmental, Energy & Climate Change Law and Regulation Reporter, Volume 3, Number 3
On October 19, 2022, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) adopted new regulations (Cal. Code Regs., tit. 23 980-986) that establish water loss performance and monitoring standards for urban retail water suppliers (Urban Suppliers), as part of California’s conservation efforts amid ongoing drought. Urban Suppliers that are unable to demonstrate minimal system losses by July 1, 2023 will need to provide information to a statewide leak registry, and starting January 1, 2028, comply with volumetric real water loss standards.
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