- Modoc County Grower issued penalty for failing to acquire Water Quality Permit
- Remaining East Porterville homes now connected to sustainable water
- California lacking snow; snow water equivalent at only 4.9 inches, 27 percent of date’s average
- Report seeks to provide key elements of successful groundwater management for California managers
- State Contractors see slight increase of allocation
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San Diego County seeks commercial applicants for WaterSmart Landscape Efficiency Program
San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) knows that its commercial landscape efficiency program works and has opened the application process seeking some 20 commercial-scale landscapes for participation in the most recent iteration of the program. “We are...
- Posted February 17, 2018
Innovative Conservation Program seeks proposals for water-saving devices and technologies
The Innovative Conservation Program (ICP) — a partnership among Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Reclamation, Western Resource Advocates, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Central Arizona Project and Southern California Gas Company – is seeking grant applications for...
- Posted February 16, 2018
Infrastructure improvements boosted by $173.5 million in low-interest loans from EPA
Four California water projects have been awarded a total of $173.5 million in low-interest loans from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure improvements. The EPA awarded the State Water Resources Control...
- Posted February 15, 2018
Modoc County Grower issued penalty for failing to acquire Water Quality Permit
Modoc County landowner Renee Larranaga has been cited and issued a $19,773 penalty by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) for failing to obtain a required permit for discharging waste from his irrigated cropland...
- Posted February 14, 2018
President Trump proposes Bureau of Reclamation FY 2019 budget of $1 billion
In a move to strengthen the Bureau of Reclamation’s efforts to continue to deliver water and generate hydropower in cost-efficient and environmentally responsible manner, President Trump on Monday proposed a $1.049 billion Fiscal Year 2019 budget for...
- Posted February 13, 2018
Patrick Pulupa named New Executive Officer for Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board
Patrick Pulupa, former legal counsel for the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB), has been named the water board’s new executive officer beginning March 1. Pulupa, has served as the board’s legal counsel since 2007...
- Posted February 12, 2018
Reclamation announces new Deputy Regional Director for Mid-Pacific Region
Ali Forsythe, the former program manager for the San Joaquin River Restoration Program (SJRRP) since 2011, has recently been named as the Bureau of Reclamation’s new Deputy Regional Director for Mid-Pacific Region. She holds Bachelor of Science...
- Posted February 11, 2018
Remaining East Porterville homes now connected to sustainable water
It’s time to breathe a sigh of relief and celebrate. The remaining approximately 450 homes in East Porterville have now been connected to clean, sustainable water after years of relying on deliveries of tanked water and bottled...
- Posted February 10, 2018
DWR announces grants for Groundwater Sustainability for Disadvantaged Communities and GSPs
After receiving 78 grant applications for assistance with groundwater sustainability projects that directly benefit severely disadvantaged communities and for local agency development of Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs), the Department of Water Resources (DWR) has announced $85.8 million...
- Posted February 9, 2018
Proposition 1 Water Bond funding grants up to $2 million to Soquel Creek Water District
California’s Proposition 1 Water Bond funding program, passed by voters in November 2014, has granted up to $2 million to Soquel Creek Water District (SCWD) to help fund planning efforts for SCWD’s proposed Pure Water Soquel Project,...
- Posted February 8, 2018