CPUC Set to Take a Step Backwards on Water Conservation Policy

David Morse
David Morse was a manager in the CPUC’s consumer advocate division for 20 years. After leaving the CPUC, he collaborated on behalf of water providers with the consumer advocate division to implement conservation rates and decoupling. He is retired.

The fact that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) launched a proceeding to explore ways to improve assistance programs for low-income water customers and instead ended up with a proposal that would eliminate decoupling, a best-practice water conservation tool, is dumbfounding to me.  It should also be of significant concern to the millions of water […]

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