- President Trump Approves California Disaster Declaration for 17 Northern California Counties
- Federal Court Dismisses Key Claims in Agua Caliente Tribe’s Water Lawsuit Against Public Agencies
- Year’s Final Manual Snow Survey Finds Snowpack is Cold and Dense with Depth of 47 Inches
- Groundwater Levels in the Coachella Valley Showing Significant Increases in Last Decade
- Legal Water Doesn’t Always Mean Safe Water Study Finds Combined Tap Water Pollutants Hazardous
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Reclamation releases two funding opportunities for drought planning and projects
The Bureau of Reclamation has release two funding opportunities for water management entities to develop drought contingency plans and build long-term solutions to drought. These two funding opportunities are part of Reclamation’s Drought Response Program. The drought...
- Posted November 17, 2016
Three charged for submitting false drinking water reports results in Siskiyou County
Three men have been charged with 24 misdemeanor complaints by the Siskiyou County District Attorney’s Office for allegedly failing to report positive findings of bacteria in public water systems. A State Water Resources Control Board investigation determined...
- Posted November 12, 2016
American River Basin Study launched by Bureau of Reclamation
A new, comprehensive study in the American River Basin in Northern California has been initiated by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to help inform water managers in the Central Valley Project regarding the development of detailed hydrologic...
- Posted September 11, 2016
California’s almond harvest underway but water use is down 33 percent
The versatile little nut that is used to make almond milk, almond flour, almond butter and can be enjoyed by the handful, not only packs a nutritious punch but is living up to the state’s need to...
- Posted August 30, 2016
Mapping technology identifies fire-fighting chemicals in water and lasting effects on immune systems
A new study in Environmental Science & Technology Letters (ES&T Letters) has found that aqueous fire-fighting foams, used to extinguish fuel fires and during training exercises at airports and military bases, that contain highly fluorinated chemicals, are...
- Posted August 13, 2016
Eastern Municipal Water District honored for Excellence in Financial Reporting
Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD), located in Perris, (Riverside County) has been recently honored by the Government Finance Officers Association for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This marks the 13th consecutive year that EMWD has earned this award. The...
- Posted July 29, 2016
Los Angeles sewage spill closes Long Beach and Seal Beach
Some 2.4 million gallons of sewage has flowed into the Los Angeles River, beginning Monday afternoon, due to a broken pipe in downtown Los Angeles effectively closing both Long Beach and Seal Beach. Officials are hopefully they...
- Posted July 21, 2016
Bureau of Reclamation raises Friant Division 2016 Class 1 Water Supply Allocation to 75 percent
The Bureau of Reclamation recently announced an additional increase in the water supply allocation to the Friant Division contractors of their Class 1 water from 65 to 75 percent. This allocation increase has been made possible by...
- Posted July 20, 2016
Metropolitan Water District Launches Summer Water Conservation Campaign
Love water. Save water. That is the simple message of Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) new H2Love™ campaign launched this week. The $2.2 million advertising and outreach effort encourages all Southern Californians to treasure the state’s limited water...
- Posted July 13, 2016
Northeast Fresno water plagued with excessive lead, discolored water, corroded pipes
Some Northeast Fresno residents are frustrated and worried. But all of the residents want to know if it’s safe to drink the water coming into their homes. The problem is not new. Mari Rose and Shann Conner...
- Posted July 6, 2016