- State Water Board Adopts Bay-Delta Plan Update, Makes Allowances for Voluntary Agreements
- UCLA Scientist honored by DWR for Large Storm Forecasting Efforts in Conjunction with NASA
- Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Approved by Metropolitan Water District Board
- Twin Tunnels on Hold, DWR Withdraws Request for Certification from Delta Stewardship Council
- DWR Announces Draft Decisions for Groundwater Basin Boundary Modifications
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FEMA funds approved by President Trump for California’s water disasters
As California faces another round of February’s rain and snow, legislators, emergency service personnel and the general public are expressing thanks to President Trump for his recent disaster declarations enabling federal funding to assist with the damage...
- Posted February 19, 2017
Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s Jasmin Hall appointed to CA Association of Sanitation Agencies Board
Jasmin A. Hall, board secretary/treasurer for Inland Empire Utilities Agency, was appointed to the California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) Board of Directors for the 2017 term earlier this week. CASA is an association of local agencies...
- Posted February 18, 2017
New website unveiled by State Water Board for information on Human Right to Water
In September 2012, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 685 whereby California became the first state in the nation to recognize that “every human being has the right to safe, clean, affordable and accessible water…” Following Gov. Brown’s...
- Posted February 17, 2017
Reclamation announces funding opportunity for new WaterSMART water marketing strategies
The Bureau of Reclamation has announced they are seeking applicants for a new WaterSMART water marketing strategy funding opportunity. For the purposes of this funding opportunity, water marketing refers to the lease, sale or exchange of water...
- Posted February 16, 2017
Chino Basin Water Conservation District announces free Winter Open House
The Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBCWD), located in Montclair, has announced a free upcoming Winter Open House to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. This year marks the first time the...
- Posted February 15, 2017
California legislators updated on contaminated water in the Central Valley
While the contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan continues to make headlines throughout the country, water in California’s Central Valley – unfortunately – can steal their thunder. According to the AGUA Coalition, the Community Water Center and...
- Posted February 14, 2017
Beale Air Force Base officials report Miller, Upper Blackwelder earthen dams weakening
The gaping hole In Oroville’s dam spillway is not the only damage to dams throughout the state due to the deluge of rain being experienced throughout most of the state. Beale Air Force Base in Yuba County...
- Posted February 13, 2017
State continues water conservation regulations; will review status after rainy season ends
Though the 2016-2017 water year has been deluged with both snow and rain – thus far – the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) opted on Wednesday to extend the state’s existing water conservation regulations in a...
- Posted February 12, 2017
Inland Valley agencies offering free water education workshop for teachers for hands-on curriculum
Inland Empire Utilities Agency, along with other water agencies and cities in the Inland Valley, are partnering to host a one-day, free water education workshop for area teachers. The workshop features the Project WET (Water Education for...
- Posted February 11, 2017
NASA report: Groundwater pumping causing San Joaquin Valley region to continue sinking
Certain areas of the San Joaquin Valley are continuing to sink rapidly according to new NASA radar satellite maps prepared for the California Department of Water Resources (DWR). Groundwater pumping and subsistence are continuing to put state...
- Posted February 10, 2017