- 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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DWR cautiously optimistic, increases State Water Project allocation to 60 percent
With winter storms having deluged parts of the state and more rain and snow predicted for the near future, the state’s Department of Water Resources (DWR) has increased their estimate of allocations from the State Water Project...
- Posted January 20, 2017
Free water testing for lead now available for California’s K-12 schools
The California State Water Resources Control Board announced earlier this week that K-12 schools in the state can receive free testing for lead under a new initiative. Under the new initiative community water systems are now required...
- Posted January 19, 2017
Water veteran Treviño returns to Metropolitan Water District’s board of directors
Charles M. Treviño, a San Gabriel Valley water leader, has been reelected to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California representing the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (USGVMWD). He succeeds Michael Touhey on Metropolitan’s 38-member...
- Posted January 18, 2017
Central Basin Municipal Water District calls for nominations for board’s expansion
As part of Assembly Bill 1794 – authored by Assembly Member Cristina Garcia (D-Downey-58th Assembly District) – the Central Basin Municipal Water District (CBMWD) has initiated the process of expanding its Board of Directors from a five...
- Posted January 17, 2017
Winter gardening workshops offered by water district, University of California Cooperative Extension
Three, free winter gardening workshops are being offered on the second Saturday of each month from now through March compliments of Western Municipal Water District (WMWD) and the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Riverside County Master...
- Posted January 14, 2017
Lower Colorado Dams Office announces Len Schilling as new area manager
The Bureau of Reclamation’s Lower Colorado Regional Director Terry Fulp has announced the selection of Len Schilling as the area manager of the Lower Colorado Dams Office (LCDO). Schilling will be responsible for overseeing the management and...
- Posted January 13, 2017
Study Demonstrates Feasibility of Large-Scale Regional Recycling Water Program
A new study has confirmed the feasibility of a proposed large-scale project to treat and purify wastewater and distribute it to groundwater basins across the region through collaboration between the Metropolitan Water District and the Sanitation Districts...
- Posted January 12, 2017
Water Authority, City of San Diego Measuring Interest in Potential Renewable Energy-Supporting Pumped Storage Project
The San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) and the City of San Diego took a step toward the possibility of helping the region meet its future energy needs through a new pumped storage opportunity at the San...
- Posted January 11, 2017
Clean up of perchlorate plume near Barstow receives $2.67 million grant
Funds issued by the State Water Resources Control Board’s Site Cleanup Subaccount Program (SCAP) to the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board has made possible a $2.67 million grant to clean up a perchlorate plume near Barstow....
- Posted January 10, 2017
Public comment invited for draft update of the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan
A draft update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan has been released by the Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB) for public review through March 31, 2017. The update emphasizes the need for long-term multi-benefit projects...
- Posted January 9, 2017