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What do local water boards do?

What do local water boards do? There are many types of resident-led water boards that manage water like Community Services Districts, Public Utilities District, Irrigation Districts, and more. These local water boards typically have five board members that each serve on the board for four years. Board members are responsible for planning, funding, and overseeing projects to secure safe drinking water, setting fair water rates, and holding public meetings for the community.

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¿Cual es la función de las mesas directivas del agua? Existen diferentes tipos de mesas locales del agua que están relacionadas con la gestión del agua. Estas Mesas del Agua son conocidas en inglés como Community Services Districts (CSD, por sus siglas en inglés) y Public Utility Districts (PUD, por sus siglas en inglés). Típicamente las Mesas Directivas están conformadas por cinco miembros de la comunidad y cada miembro se queda por cuatro años electo. Los miembros de las mesas del agua pueden: planear, financiar, y supervisar proyectos para asegurar el agua limpia, establecer tarifas del agua justas, y también deben tener juntas públicas para la comunidad.  

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