- 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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Requests for proposals sought for $6 agricultural water efficiency program
Combining $3 million each from the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) have made possible a $6 million pilot grant program for joint applications involving funding for both...
- Posted February 9, 2017
State Water Board settles allegations of professional negligence with Ami Adini & Assoc.
A settlement agreement between the State Water Resources Control Board and Los Angeles-based Ami Adini & Associates, Inc. has been reached over allegations the environmental engineering and consultation firm was negligent in conducting cleanup of petroleum contaminated...
- Posted February 8, 2017
Draft Environmental Document for Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage Modification Project
Documents were released late last week by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) for public review of the draft Initial Study and Environmental Assessment (IS/EA) for the proposed Fremont Weir...
- Posted February 7, 2017
Policy platform publicly unveiled by California Forest Watershed Alliance
The California Forest Watershed Alliance (CAFWA) has unveiled a new website and educational video detailed its proactive priorities to help protect the state’s forested watersheds and has thereby entered the state’s public policy area. CAFWA supports policies...
- Posted February 6, 2017
Panoche Water Districts misuse of funds called egregious by State Controller
Panoche Water District in Central California has come under review by the State Controller’s office for what is being deemed as a shocking misuse of funds. State Controller Betty T. Yee’s team has reviewed the district’s administrative...
- Posted February 5, 2017
Department of Water Resources manual snow survey at Phillips Station records 28 inches
Oh, what a difference a month can make! Thursday’s manual snow survey at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada mountains recorded 28.1 inches of snow water equivalence (SWE) over the mere six inches found there during the...
- Posted February 4, 2017
Mesofilter’s new NanoNose water pitcher reduces arsenic in drinking water
Mesofilter Inc., a San Jose-based developer and manufacturer of innovative nanotechnology to reduce and filter heavy metals in water, recently announced that NSF International, the global public health organization, has certified that Mesofilter’s new product, the NanoNose...
- Posted February 3, 2017
Potentially huge California fresh water aquifer identified by Bakersfield firm
Roya Resources LLC, a Bakersfield-based company, has identified a potentially huge California fresh water aquifer. Roya President F. Lynn Blystone recently shared that data suggests fresh water formations at least two miles thick with a potentially huge...
- Posted February 2, 2017
ACWA’s Ridderbusch testifies at LHC hearing on tree mortality crisis regarding water supply and quality
Wendy Ridderbusch, director of state relations for the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), recently testified at the Little Hoover Commission’s hearing on the state’s response to the tree mortality crisis in the Sierra Nevada. Ridderbusch spoke...
- Posted February 1, 2017
Lake Arrowhead Community Services District receives award from Government Finance Officers Association.
The Lake Arrowhead Community Services District (LACSD) recently received the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada’s (GOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. A Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation has been presented to LACSD’s...
- Posted January 31, 2017