Safety

header-one-water

California's water professionals are responding to the State's droughts, declining water supplies and erratic weather with a new philosophy called One Water.

Drinking water, wastewater and stormwater traditionally are managed separately. Today, we view them all as one water. Across the State communities are planning to integrate infrastructure across the water cycle. We're breaking down barriers between municipal departments and asking regulators for flexibility so we can build multi-benefit water projects.

CWEA members believe all water has value and should be managed in a sustainable, inclusive and integrated way.

We call this perspective One Water. By implementing the one water philosophy we can provide enough water for a growing California for generations to come.

This page has a wealth of info on One Water in California. Read, share and contribute.

Safety
Topic Sponsor


Sponsor's Featured Articles

 


Safety Articles

Underground Facilities Safe Excavation Board Fees – Public Comments Accepted

June 26, 2018

The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is providing Notice of a 45-Day Public Comment Period of proposed code changes …

From CWEA President Debi Lewis: Water Heroes Help Communities Get Through Disasters

January 23, 2018

Dear Fellow CWEA Member, 2017 will go down in the California history books as an incredibly challenging year. January 2017 …

New Trilateral Business Partnership Raises Indoor Air Safety Standards and Lowers Costs

December 15, 2017

This is a sponsored post from ehs International, Inc. The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) has partnered with ehs International, Inc. …

Getting Out of the Dark! Dangers of Not Planning for Rescue

November 8, 2017

Article provided by the CWEA Safety Committee By Michael S. Estep Confined Space work is inherently dangerous. There is nothing normal …

Purdue Study Raises Safety Concerns about CIPP Steam Venting

August 29, 2017

Support for coverage of safety issues in provided by ehs  According to a Purdue Engineering Department study released last month …

How Will Marijuana Laws Affect Public Sector Workplace Rules?

December 20, 2016

Marijuana is now legal in California, but the new law states that employers still have the right to maintain a …

CASA Update: Ebola Dialogue Tool Developed in Collaboration with the CA Department of Public Health and Expert Microbiologists

June 2, 2016

By Greg Kester Director of Renewable Resource Programs CASA Following the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014 and the …

Workshop on protecting wastewater and sewer workers from infectious disease risks

May 19, 2016

The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, National Science Foundation, and Environmental Protection Agency are hosting a workshop on protecting wastewater …

LA Times reports sewage plants are failing to kill lethal "superbugs" unleashed from hospitals

March 7, 2016

CWEA member update: We recently spoke with our Water Environment Federation (WEF) liaisons and learned the Water Environment Research Foundation …

Bobbi Larson, Executive Director of CASA Provides Advice on El Nino Preparedness

December 15, 2015

With El Nino approaching California this season, we asked Bobbi Larson, Executive Director of California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA), for …

30th Annual Northern Safety Day 2015

September 14, 2015

Join friends, peers and colleagues at CWEA’s 30th Annual Northern Safety Day on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Yolo County Fairgrounds in …

Update on Ebola Research

June 18, 2015

The following is an update on the research being conducted by Dr. Chuck Gerba at the University of Arizona Water …