- Orange County Nursery donates 300 plants for Irrigation Field Trials at two UC campuses
- Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling, won’t hear water agencies’ appeal on groundwater rights
- Emergency Declaration for flooding in Owens Valley lifted by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
- PG&E launches funding challenge for “California Climate Challenge” with $1 million
- Restoration funded for watersheds impacted by unregulated cannabis cultivation
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San Jose Flood Victims Relief Fund receives $10,000 donation from Santa Clara County Realtors
Water deluged and flooded San Jose has received a $10,000 donation from the Santa Clara County REALTORS® Foundation for the San Jose Flood Victims Relief Fund. The Relief Fund, set up by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo...
- Posted March 1, 2017
Mussel veligers found in Santa Ana pipeline leading from Silverwood Lake to Lake Perris
The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has confirmed that invasive mussel veligers (the final microscopic larval stage of certain mollusks with two ciliated flaps for swimming and feeding) have been detected in water samples from the...
- Posted February 28, 2017
California and Hawaii American Water name Richard Svindland as new president
Svindland to oversee the completion of the Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project Effective March 1, Richard Svindland will assume the position as president of California and Hawaii American Water, replacing Robert MacLean, who has served as president...
- Posted February 27, 2017
Student art contests announced by two Southern California water districts
Student art contests can provide an opportunity for children to learn about water, conservation and our dependence on this limited resource. Two Southern California water districts are now offering this opportunity to youngsters in their districts this...
- Posted February 26, 2017
Bureau of Reclamation announces full slate of free spring activities at New Melones Lake
The winter’s heavy rains have changed the appearance of the landscape surrounding New Melones Lake with abundant flora and fauna. A full slate of spring interpretive programs have been announced by the Bureau of Reclamation at New...
- Posted February 25, 2017
Coachella Valley WD and community form task force for clean water for disadvantaged residents
Local stakeholders, in conjunction with the Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD), have formed a new task force to ensure access to safe, affordable drinking water, wastewater and flood control services in historically disadvantaged Coachella Valley communities. The...
- Posted February 24, 2017
Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant expansion completed doubling plant’s capacity
The Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant in San Pedro has recently undergone a $50 million expansion, effectively doubling the plant’s capacity to treat its original six million gallons to 12 million gallons. The plant’s increased production is...
- Posted February 23, 2017
San Jacinto Valley water agencies set goal of 23,000 acre-feet for 2017 groundwater sustainability
Four San Jacinto Valley water agencies — Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD), Lake Hemet Municipal Water District (LHMWD), and the cities of Hemet and San Jacinto – have collectively set a goal of recharging more than 23,000...
- Posted February 22, 2017
Almond Board of California investing $4.7 million in sustainability and next-generation farming
The Almond Board of California (ABC) has announced an investment of $4.7 million in 82 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming and sustainability practices. The Almond Board’s research programs have been providing a scientific basis for...
- Posted February 21, 2017
Three new directors seated on board of Metropolitan Water District
Metropolitan Water District seated three new board members last week – two from the Central Basin Municipal Water District and one from the city of Glendale. Bell Gardens City Councilmember Pedro Aceituno and real estate broker Phillip...
- Posted February 20, 2017