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ACWA to Release Report on Regional Impacts of 2014 Drought

Local Vulnerabilities, Strategies for Resilience Also Outlined

SACRAMENTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/09/14 -- The statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) on June 10 will release a new report detailing specific impacts of the drought around the state and outlining a series of recommendations for creating a more resilient water system in California.

A press call is scheduled for Tuesday, June 10 at 10 a.m. to brief reporters on the recommendations. See details below.

ACWA's report comes as water managers around the state cope with one of the driest years on record. Developed by a statewide Drought Action Group formed in January, the report identifies drought impacts across a range of sectors and provides examples of specific near-term projects and actions that can help shore up water supply reliability locally and regionally.

WHAT: Press briefing call on ACWA's new report, "2014 Drought: Impacts and Strategies for Resilience"
PARTICIPANTS: ACWA President John Coleman; ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn; Dave Brent, City of Sacramento Department of Utilities and chair of ACWA's Drought Action Group; Mike Wade, California Farm Water Coalition.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 10, 10 a.m.
Call 1-888-342-4560. Code: 8328575# **Credentialed media only

ACWA is a statewide association of public agencies whose 430 members are responsible for about 90% of the water delivered in California. For more information, visit www.acwa.com.

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