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Legislative and Regulatory Committee

The Legislative-Regulatory Committee reviews, analyzes and recommends positions on state legislation that affects the goals and objectives of the Section and its membership. The Committee, as well as the Managing Director, directs the Section’s legislative advocate and leads all California Section activity in the state regulatory arena.

The Committee is governed by its guidelines.

WRCA Responds to 2023 Legislation on Water Recycling

It has been a busy legislative session thus far and WateReuse California (WRCA) is active in the state capitol advancing and protecting the interest of water reuse. See below for the bills WRCA is following. Contact Managing Director Jennifer West if you are a member and would like to participate in the WRCA Legislative-Regulatory Committee meetings.

Legislative Letters



  • SB 332 (Hertzberg/Wiener) — Oppose Unless Amended (April 16, 2019)
  • SB 332 (Hertzberg/Wiener) — Oppose Unless Amended (March 25, 2019)
  • AB 292 (Quirk) — Support, Potable Reuse Terminology (February 26, 2019)
  • SB 1489 (Stern) Bond Monies — Support letter (April 18, 2018)
  • SB 966 (Wiener) Support in Concept (March 22, 2018)
  • AB 574 – Support, As amended June 20, 2017 (June 27, 2017)
  • AB 2282 Implementation –Proposed Amendments to the California Plumbing Code and California Green Building Standards Code (May 1, 2017)
  • SB 740 – On-Site Water Reuse Systems (April 11, 2017)
  • AB 574 – Potable Reuse, Support (March 27, 2017)Potable Reuse – Newly Defined Types
  • SB 5 – California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Act of 2018, Support (February 28, 2017)

Regulatory Letters


Committee Schedule

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