State Water Board Releases Three-Year “Stress Test” Conservation Standards

Aug. 16, 2016

SACRAMENTO – On Tuesday, August 16, the State Water Resources Control Board will hear an update on the Emergency Urban Water Conservation Regulation Self-Certification “Stress Test” process that will explain urban water suppliers’ new self-certified conservation standards. After hearing the item at the Board Meeting the State Water Board will host a telephone media conference for accredited media only to discuss the “Stress Test” numbers provided by urban water suppliers. You can watch the Board Meeting and the self-certification item (No. 9) on the California Environmental Protection Agency’s webcast page.

What: Urban Water Supplier Self-Certification “Stress Test” results media telephone conference.

When: 12:30 p.m. PST, Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Where: Call 1 (888) 254-2817 and ask for the 3-Year Stress Test Media Update phone event. The operator will ask for name and media affiliation.

The State Water Board will make an opening statement regarding the “stress test” data. During the question-and-answer session following the statement, media may ask one initial question with one follow-up. If time allows, reporters may get back in the queue for additional questions.

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State Water Board staff scheduled for the call:

Felicia Marcus, Chair, State Water Board Max Gomberg, Climate and Conservation Manager, State Water Board Office of Research, Planning and Performance Matthew Buffleben, State Water Board Office of Enforcement George Kostyrko, Director, State Water Board Office of Public Affairs