Western Riverside County’s economic well-being and quality of life depend on securing a reliable supply of water to meet the existing and future demands of the subregion. WRCOG supports continued conservation efforts that work to reduce water use, strengthen and improve the Sacramento-San Joaquin Bay Delta levees and ecosystem, and support the identification and construction of alternative means for conveying water to Southern California residents and businesses.
Support legislation and legislative actions that promote the development of alternative water resources such as recycled water, storm water reclamation, and groundwater desalination.
Support efforts that preserve local control in addressing and mitigating the impacts of drought.
Support legislation that explores new water storage methods.
Support legislation that provides funding to local governments for water quality and conservation-related programs.
Support legislation to improve the state’s water infrastructure and delivery mechanisms without causing excessive financial burdens or delivery delays to Southern California.
Oppose legislation that would delay implementation of the California WaterFix and California EcoRestore.
Oppose legislation that shifts or re-aligns local ad valorem property tax revenues approved by local voters for vital water and wastewater infrastructure.