- 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
All posts by California Water News Daily
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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