It is widely understood that climate change is bringing more frequent and prolonged droughts, yet California’s water policies have not kept pace with this new normal. Simply put, we have 20th century solutions for a 21st century crisis.
The breadth and complexity of the state’s water policy challenges, combined with the intense politics of divergent interests, too often results in delay or inaction on not only the big issues, but also on common-sense, modest solutions.
At California Water Service, we believe everyone should have access to water that is safe, clean, reliable, and affordable. And to achieve those goals, there are sensible approaches that warrant thoughtful consideration and timely action: