Oakdale, South San Joaquin irrigation districts agree to water transfer to help drought-stricken West Side farmers

Oakdale, South San Joaquin irrigation districts agree to water transfer to help drought-stricken West Side farmers

The Oakdale Irrigation District (“OID”) and South San Joaquin Irrigation District (“SSJID”) have come to an agreement over a water...
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Laguna Beach reaches $1.5 million settlement for wastewater collection system failure

Laguna Beach reaches $1.5 million settlement for wastewater collection system failure

The city of Laguna Beach has agreed to pay a $1.5 million penalty for a wastewater collection system failure that...
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Las Virgenes initiates Stage 1 of Water Shortage Contingency Plan

Las Virgenes initiates Stage 1 of Water Shortage Contingency Plan

In response to worsening conditions, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District’s (LVMWD) Board Directors initiated Stage 1 of its Water Shortage...
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EPA approves new bacteria rapid test to assess beach water quality in San Diego County

EPA approves new bacteria rapid test to assess beach water quality in San Diego County

EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region recently announced the approval of a quick turn-around, DNA-based method to evaluate bacteria in San Diego...
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Elsinore Valley and others partner to conduct ecosystem restoration study on Lake Elsinore

Elsinore Valley and others partner to conduct ecosystem restoration study on Lake Elsinore

Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, City of Lake Elsinore and...
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Valley Water declares water shortage; requires 15% reduction in water use

Valley Water declares water shortage; requires 15% reduction in water use

Last week Valley Water District in Santa Clara declared a water shortage emergency resulting from the "extreme drought" in the...
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East Valley WD celebrates Sterling Natural Resource Center project milestone

East Valley WD celebrates Sterling Natural Resource Center project milestone

Construction on the Sterling Natural Resource Center (SNRC) continues to progress as East Valley Water District recently celebrated the placement...
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District’s long-range planning shows sufficient supply

District’s long-range planning shows sufficient supply

After a recent public meeting, the board of directors for Helix Water District (HWD) formally adopted their 2020 Urban Water...
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DWR begins construction on emergency drought barrier in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

DWR begins construction on emergency drought barrier in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

In an effort to slow the intrusion of saltwater in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the Department of Water Resources (DWR)...
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MWD selects Hagekhalil as new general manager

MWD selects Hagekhalil as new general manager

The board of directors for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California voted this week to approve a contract with...
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