We all want safe drinking water for every Californian, especially those living in disadvantaged communities. Indio Water Authority is committed to working with local and state leaders on this critical social issue. However, SB 623 is not the answer; it would turn our agency into a taxation entity that collect and sends money to Sacramento. It also has other flaws.
Simply put, SB 623 is not sound public policy; a regressive tax on water ratepayers hurts affordability. Learn more about efforts to advance a better solution by visiting the Association of California Water Agencies website at: https://www.acwa.com/no-water-tax.