All posts by California Water News Daily

  • California Legislature approves water bills
    California Legislature approves water bills

    The Legislature has passed two pills aimed at helping alleviate the impacts of the severe California drought. The bills – Senate Bill 555 and Assembly Bill 606 – have been sent to Governor Jerry Brown, where they...

    • Posted September 9, 2015
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  • California Water Prices to Rise
    MWD ordered to repay millions

    Last week, a San Francisco Superior Court judge made a ruling in favor of the San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA). According to Judge Curtis Karnow, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) must repay SDCWA $188.3...

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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  • California Water Conservation Efforts
    Water agency moves into stage 4b of drought response plan

    Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD), which covers the eastern side of Riverside County, has now moved to their stage 4b drought response plan. The stage 4b tier requires customers to reduce their outdoor water budgets up to...

    • Posted September 7, 2015
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  • Oil companies see fines over lack of water reporting
    Oil companies see fines over lack of water reporting

    As part of SB 1281, which was signed into law last September, California’s 433 oil operators are required to report their source of water, how much water they used and how the water was disposed of during...

    • Posted September 6, 2015
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  • Starbucks’ bottling company faces water violation
    Starbucks’ bottling company faces water violation

    Earlier this week, the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) issued a cease and desist order against Sugar Pine Spring Water LP, who is owned by G. Scott Fahey. Sugar Pine Spring Water is known as one...

    • Posted September 5, 2015
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  • Study looks at impact of California drought on San Joaquin Valley
    Study looks at impact of California drought on San Joaquin Valley

    Cal State Fresno just completed a study that focuses on the California drought in the Central Valley. According to researchers, they wanted to take a deeper look at how the severe drought impacted the San Joaquin Valley specifically; they...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Cities provide residents with reclaimed water
    Cities provide residents with reclaimed water

    To help ease the burden of the California drought on residents, cities are beginning to offer recycled water to homeowners. Burbank, located outside of Los Angeles, just opened its first filling station, which will be available through...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Injunction granted for 13 states
    Injunction granted for 13 states

    Injunction granted for 13 states Last week, a Supreme Court judge blocked a new ruling from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Judge Ralph Erickson granted an injunction in favor of 13 states that filed a lawsuit against...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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